Saudi Arabia's government for opening foreign investment and softening the conditioning also affected the monetary funding for the country in addition to attract the latest technology and products. Foreign investment is a positive effect of globalization for Saudi Arabia. With the government increasing the public spending and funding new fundamental projects, trade for Saudi Arabia is not limited only for products but the attract of external labor. Every year Saudi Arabia attracts about one million expatriates to work for the projects, which will help in accelerating the development wheels, regardless the side effect of Saudi employment still there are some types of jobs which are not attracted for Saudis due to its low wages. Being open to globalization allowed many of the Saudi citizens to go abroad to pursue their studies that leads to different degrees including Bachelor, Masters, Doctorates and medical fellowship with the support of the government by launching the King Abdullah Scholarship
The Five Themes of Geography Applied to Saudi Arabia -Payton Lehnerz Location Absolute location is a mathematical and precise location of a country. The absolute location of the Saudi Arabia is 25 00 N, 45 00 E. Relatively, the Saudi Arabia is located in the Middle East; north of Yemen and Oman; and South of Iraq and Jordan. Saudi Arabia is also bordering the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea. Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/sa.html Place The physical characteristics of Saudi Arabia can be broken down into four natural regions. In the West are mountainous highlands; Central contains the rocky plateau; East are low-lying fertile coastal plains; and covering majority of the
About 85% of the common populations of Saudi Arabia are Sunni Muslims; the main structure is Wahhabism (Peterson, 2003). Country’ population is 27 million, comprising 8.4 million foreign people. The atmosphere is for the most part extraordinarily extremely hot and dry; and dust storms and dust tempests are normal. Temperatures vary in day and night. From May to September, the most blazing time, daytime temperatures around 54°c (129°f) in the inside and are among the most astounding recorded anyplace on the world.
When he arrives in Saudi Arabia he notices different trends regarding labor, many people left their own countries to work in a nation that is on the rise. Also, the development of Saudi Arabia provides a new market for transactions to take place, it opens a door for new technologies and allows competition to take on a new market. Through his representation of Alan Clay, Egger’s novel suggests that global capitalism’s rippling effects reach out to the population by presenting
Oman and Bahrain are rapidly losing their oil reserves and are therefore in a haste to diversify their products, Qatar and the UAE on the other hand aim for a slow diversification process. Saudi Arabia falls between the two groups. The Saudi Arabian Plan: Saudi Arabia is larger than any other GCC country in terms of land, population and energy reserves. It holds a population of 27 million, of whom 8.4 million are non-nationals. Beneath it lies 19 % of the world’s proven oil, and it has succeeded in the industry of petrochemicals by processing crude output into products of oil.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud. The country has since been an absolute monarchy governed along Islamic lines. The Qur’an is declared to be the constitution of the country, which is governed on the basis of Islamic law (Shari'a). Saudi Arabia’s economy is a command economy. A system where the government, rather than the free market, determines what goods should be produced, how much should be produced and the price at which the goods will be offered for sale.
Its population has nearly doubled every decade the population of Addis Ababa has grown from 2 million to about 4 millions in the last fifteen years with the administrative area expansion from 220 to 540 square kilometers. This has been resulted in a heavy pressure on the Addis Ababa City Administration and the Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority to extend
3\Obesity: Obesity is a difficult medical problem; not only in adults but also in children and teenagers. The percentage of obesity is increasing in Saudi Arabia, affecting “30.7% of Saudi males and 28.4% of Saudi females, with the highest incidence found in Hail (33.9%), followed by Al Sharqiya (27.7%), Riyadh (21.7%), Makkah (19.3%), Jeddah (16.4%) and the lowest in Jisan (11.7%)”. (Al-Nozha et.al , 2007) These high percentages of obesity in Saudi Arabia are due to inactive life style, lack of physical exercise and shift to fast food and carbonated drinks. “Obese children and teenagers are at risk for psychological and social adjustment problems, including lower perceived competencies than normative samples on social, athletic and appearance domains, as well as lower overall self-worth” (Shisslak, 2003). It should also be pointed out that teenagers with severe obesity are affected by major mental problems such as social marginalization and reduced health-related quality of life;