Gulf markets have ample space to accommodate more and more expatriates in various grand projects. Already fifteen million expatriates are working in different companies of gulf countries. The gulf countries, which include: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and Iran, have always kept their doors wide open for alented and dedicated people from different parts of the world to work in their countries.
The major resource of these countries is oil. These countries are abundantly rich in ‘black gold’. Gulf countries are the leading producers of oil in the world. Among the top ten oil
producing countries, three are the gulf countries – Saudi Arabia (which is the world’s top most oil producing country 10.72 millions of barrels per day), Iran (which is fourth on the list) and United Arab Emirates (eighth in the list).
Gulf market is not all about oil. There are many other avenues for both expatriates as well as local citizens to try their luck. One such open market, which can accommodate hundreds of thousands of skilful people, is the construction projects. Day in and day out gulf countries are busy in building towering buildings. (Burj Khalifa is a recent example).
Furthermore, there are other sectors in the gulf market where one can try his or he luck. Take the example of mechanical engineer jobs. Gulf countries are known for its oil exports and for that tremendous man power is required at various stages of oil drilling.
Pharmaceutical industry is booming day by day in gulf countries. Millions of jobs are offered by various gulf countries in this sector. Gulf countries have made it a point to establish a self-reliance pharmaceutical industry. And, to accomplish this they are trying to get the specialists to fit in various places of this industry.
One more buzzing market in the gulf countries is the tourism industry. Recently, Saudi Arabia offered more than 1.5 million direct and indirect jobs in this sector. Iran is also bracing to set its tourism industry booming. This will open a fresh market for thousands of job seekers.
Moreover, gulf markets offer great opportunities for various computer professionals. Day by day more Multi National Companies are establishing their roots in the gulf countries, and to process their data professional computer engineers are required.
Management job market is ever-green in gulf countries. The two leading companies in this regard are: Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.
Last but not the least is the chance of working as a teacher in the gulf countries. All the gulf countries have devoted a good chunk of their economy to the education sector of their respective countries. This has opened many opportunities for people all over the world to carve a place in this sector.
In nutshell, the gulf markets can accommodate people from different fields into the never ending job market of these countries. It is high time to know the potential of jobs in gulf countries and try to secure a one for yourself.