Forty five females have this week left the country to start working in Saudi Arabia city of Jeddah courtesy of labour recruiting agency, Premier Recruitment, a subsidiary of Ruparelia Group.
“This is our first departure and is the first of many, many more to come. We are very proud of this moment and wish all 8 ladies the best of luck in this new chapter of their lives,” Premier Recruitment said in a statement.
In November last year, Rajiv Ruparelia, managing director of Ruparelia Group, announced that Premier Recruitment had entered into the labor export industry and will be helping Ugandans get good jobs in the Gulf States of Saudi Arabia and Jordan.
“We have finalized all the requirements to export labor from Uganda. We have also secured ourselves a license from the ministry of labor and social development which is number 52,” Rajiv said in November, adding that they were targeting getting 1300 housemaid jobs.
He said that the company will be running on the principles of transparency and professionalism. “We shall remain strict and stick to the rules and guiding principles of our contract. Like we have always been doing in other Ruparelia Group establishments, you will get total confidence in us.
“We shall not only be sending workers abroad but we shall also arrange and open up liaison offices in the host export countries to cater for all our migrant workers”, Rajiv added.
Premier Recruitment helps their beneficiaries to get passport, visas and airticket. The forty five girls have undergoing intense training to prepare them perform their duties in a professional manner.