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Saudi Government Employees To Begin Wearing Traditional Dress In Office

It has been instructed that the concerned government departments must submit periodic reports to their higher authorities on the extent of compliance with this directive by the Saudi government employees.

Report from Riyadh, the Saudi Arabia capital says, it has become mandatory for Saudi civilian government employees to wear traditional dress while at work.

According to Saudi Gazette, the government has introduced a new system under which all civilian government staff must wear the traditional dress consisting of the long white thobe along with headdress, either ghutrah or shemagh, from the time they enter their workplace until they leave the office premises.

Also, it has been instructed that the concerned government departments must submit periodic reports to the higher authorities on “the extent of compliance with this directive by the Saudi government employees.”

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The Saudi authorities have issued the directive as a sign to confirm the pride of embracing the national identity.

However, some of the civil servants have been given exemption from wearing the traditional attire. This is in view of the nature of their work that warrant them to wear a specific ‘professional uniform.

Those exempted include Doctors, Engineers, Health Practitioners among others.

The new system applies to Saudi civilian employees across all government departments and agencies.

The government departments and entities have recently issued directives to the public with regard to their compliance with wearing proper dress, and maintaining good appearance and adhering to public morals while visiting government offices. – SG

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