Month: August 2020

Public sector staff back to work with strict guidelines

Public sector employees in Saudi Arabia returned to their workplaces on Sunday after months of working from home due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The ministry has set a
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Russia, Saudi Arabia to facilitate bilateral visa procedures from August 30

The citizens of Saudi Arabia and Russia would become eligible for fast-track visa applications when traveling to each other’s country beginning this Sunday when a bilateral interstate agreement takes
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Automated payment retrieval service for customers in the near future

Talaat Hafez, spokesman for Saudi banks, said that the Saudi Payments Company (SPC) is currently working to introduce the automated payment retrieval service for customers in the near future.
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Saudi Arabia allows citizens in neighboring states to return directly via land ports

Saudi Arabia’s General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) has issued orders allowing entry of citizens and their family members and accompanying domestic workers through land ports directly from the neighboring
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20% Saudization to cover 117 engineering fields in private sector

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development has decided to Saudize 20 % of the engineering jobs effective from the beginning of the year 2021. This will
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Transfer must for renewal of Iqama of Expat dependent over 25 years

The General Directorate of Passports has revealed an important condition for renewing the residence permit (iqama) of dependent residents over 25 years of age. As per Jawazat, if the
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Saudi public sector employees to return to workplace from August 30, 2020 with enforced health precautions

Saudi public sector employees will return to their workplaces on Sunday, August 30, 2020, following an announcement by the Kingdom’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, after looking
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Kingdom’s anti-concealment law – violators to face heavy penalties of jail time and fines

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Commerce confirmed the Kingdom’s new anti-concealment law that includes heavy penalties of jail time and fines, as well as the protection of whistleblowers. Following cabinet
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