Month: October 2020

Saudi Arabia plans to abolish foreign worker sponsorship system

In a landmark move, Saudi Arabia is set to abolish the sponsorship system effective from the first half of the next year. More than one million expatriates are expected
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New mechanism to receive domestic workers launched at Jeddah airport

The Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development announced the implementation of the new mechanism to receive domestic workers at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, starting on
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Saudi Arabia: Foreign pilgrims to perform Umrah from Sunday Nov. 1.

Foreign pilgrims between the age of 18 and 50 will be allowed to perform Umrah starting this coming Sunday, Nov. 1. Saudi Arabia permits entry of pilgrims from outside
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Saudi Arabia: Jawazat launches new electronic visa, passport services

The Interior Minister of Saudi Arabia Prince Abdulaziz Bin Saud Bin Naif has launched a number of new electronic services for citizens as well as residents aimed at facilitating
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The Global AI Summit began its work under the slogan: “AI for the Good of Humanity”

The Global AI Summit began its work on Wednesday under the slogan: “AI for the Good of Humanity.” under the patronage of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy prime
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Umrah companies prepare for the third phase of Umrah

A total of 531 Umrah companies and establishments are gearing up to receive pilgrims from abroad during the third phase of the gradual resumption of the Umrah service and
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Saudia resumes international flights to 20 destinations

Saudia airline has resumed international flights to 20 destinations in the Middle East, Asia and Europe, after seven months of travel disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The national
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Saudi Arabia announce second phase of opening Umrah from October 18

The Saudi Ministry of Haj and Umrah announced on Tuesday that around 250,000 domestic pilgrims would be allowed to perform Umrah in the second phase of the gradual resumption
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NCB and Samba announce merger to form Arab world’s third largest Lender

Saudi Arabia’s National Commercial Bank (NCB) and Samba Financial Group have signed a binding merger  agreement to create a combined entity with SAR 837 billion ($223 billion) in assets.
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Saudi – GACA: Flight procedures enhances safety of air navigation

Pilots and crew uses procedures, information, and air navigational devices while flying an airplane. The pilot follows all these procedures and is keen to implement them with the aim
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