Month: January 2021

Saudi Arabia fully prepared to resume international services

Saudi Arabian Airlines announced its readiness in implementing the government decision to resume international flights for citizens effective from March 31 this year. Eng. Abdullah Al-Shahrani, director of corporate
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Saudi Cabinet approves quarterly renewal of residency permits (Iqamas) and work permits

The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday approved the issuance and renewal of Iqama and work permits for three months as the minimum period. According to the Saudi Press Agency, the
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Expat Engineers to clear a test before entering Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has decided to hold a professional test for non-Saudi engineers who seek to come to the Kingdom on new job visas. The Senior officials of the Education
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Saudi SCA’s Future Projects Forum 2021 set to be held in March

The Saudi Contractors Authority (SCA) has announced that the 3rd Future Projects Forum (FPF) will be held on March 22-24, 2021. The FPF will include in its 3rd edition
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Saudi Arabian Airlines awarded Diamond status for flight health safety

Saudi Arabian Airlines has been awarded the Diamond status by APEX Health Safety powered by Simpliflying for the airline’s efforts in ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness and sanitization
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Saudi Arabia: Foreigners to be allowed to run Saudi-owned companies

Saudi Arabia has decided to allow foreigners to run Saudi-owned companies. Okaz/Saudi Gazette has learned that the Ministry of Commerce has taken a decision in this regard. The second
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Saudi Arabia launches ‘Health Passport’ for COVID-19 vaccine recipients

Saudi Health Minister Tawfig F. Al Rabiah and Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) chairman Abdullah Al-Ghamdi announced the launch of “health passport” service via Tawakkalna application to
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Digital ID usable in all transactions for citizens and Expatriates

Prince Bandar Al-Mashari, assistant interior minister for technical affairs, announced that under the ministry’s digital transformation drive, Saudi citizens and expats do not need to carry plastic documents like
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Saudi Arabia launches digital ID for citizen’s

The Ministry of Interior, represented by the Civil Status Department, launched the electronic version of the national identity card of Saudi citizens. The electronic ID under the name of
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KSA Employers do not need to provide insurance to parents and siblings of non-Saudi workers

Othman Al-Qasabi, the spokesman of the Council of Cooperative Health Insurance (CCHI), clarified that employers are not required to provide mandatory health insurance to parents and siblings of their
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