Cairo: Thailand has voiced readiness to provide Saudi Arabia with around 8 million skilled workers as ties between both countries have warmed in recent months, a Saudi newspaper has reported.
The workers are to man several sectors including healthcare, construction and hotels, Okaz added.
Members of parliamentary friendship committees from both countries met this week for online talks and discussed a host of issues of mutual interest amid a thaw and growing links between Riyadh and Bangkok after decade-long strains, the paper said.
During the talks, both sides stressed importance of bolstering ties in different domains and exchanging visits by officials from the two panels, the official Saudi news agency SPA reported.
Last June, Saudi Arabia’s Shoura Council approved an agreement to employ Thai…