Month: September 2020

Saudi Arabia to hold G20 summit virtually on November 21-22

The 2020 G20 Leaders’ Summit will be held virtually on November 21 – 22 and chaired by Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabia’s G20 presidency said
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Saudi Arabia: Health ministry to decide for countries allowed for Umrah

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Hajj and Umrah Muhammad Saleh Benten announced on Sunday that the Ministry of Health would take a decision on which countries would be allowed to
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Saudi Arabia Gradually Resumes ‘Umrah’ from October 4, 2020.

Saudi Arabia has announced the gradual resumption of Umrah and visits to the Two Holy Mosques with a limited number of pilgrims, starting from October 4, 2020, the Saudi
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Health protocol manual for workers’ accommodation updated | Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Center for Disease Prevention and Control (Weqaya) has updated the health protocol manual for workers’ accommodation to control the spread of coronavirus. The manual includes procedures for
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Umrah services to resume in a phased manner: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia will lift the suspension of Umrah services and visits to the holy sites in a phased manner after several months of closure due to the outbreak of
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Passenger guide updated by GACA for International flights exceptional categories

The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) announced that it has updated its traveler’s guide, after the issuance of the approval by the competent authorities in the Kingdom to
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Travelers to Follow COVID-19 Precautionary Measures: GACA

The General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) said in a statement on Wednesday that Individuals traveling to and from Saudi Arabia must strictly adhere to corona virus countermeasures at
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Saudi Ministry allows deposit of wages in e-wallets

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development has allowed small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to deposit salaries of their workers in e-wallets instead of bank accounts. The sources
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Saudi Arabia to lift all travel restrictions on citizens from Jan. 1, 2021.

Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday that the restrictions would be lifted totally  on the citizens for leaving and returning to the Kingdom, with opening all land, sea and airports
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Saudi Arabia to establish global academy for tourism training

The Council of Ministers has given the Ministry of Tourism the go ahead to open a regional office of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Riyadh as
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