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CAN EMPLOYER DISMISS FEMALE EMPLOYEE AWAY ON MATERNITY LEAVE?

Saudi Labor Laws and competent authorities are keenly working to safeguard the rights and interest of its women workforce. Regulations of the labor law clearly stipulate and guide lines
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UAE’S BURJEEL HOLDINGS TO ENTER SAUDI ARABIA WITH $1BN INVESTMENT

Burjeel Holdings, a leading healthcare company based in the United Arab Emirates, and the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Investment have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cohesively explore
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THE NEXT CONSTRUCTION HUB IS KSA: CLAIMS KNIGHT FRANK

By 2030, Saudi Arabia is expected to surpass all other countries as the largest construction site in the world, according to global real estate consulting firm Knight Frank. It
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MOC LAUNCHES 10 INITIATIVE TO DEVELOP E-STORES

Ten new initiatives to establish and regulate E-commerce stores in Saudi Arabia have been launched, according to the ministry of commerce. According to the ministry, these initiatives were started
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WANT TO VISIT KSA? See if you are eligible for E-Visa

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Tourism announced a new Ministerial Decree that will allow faster, easier access to the country. New regulations will enable Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) residents the
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EXPIRY OF EXPATS’ IQAMA DOES NOT PREVENT EXTENSION OF VISITORS’ VISIT VISA

The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) affirmed that extending a visitor’s visit visa is not prevented by the expiration of an expat’s Iqama. The Jawazat confirmed this in response
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THREE NEW IRON AND STEEL PROJECTS WORTH SAR35 BILLION IN THE PIPEPLINE

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources, Bandar Al Khorayef, has recently disclosed that three iron and steel projects with a combined production capacity of 6.2 million tons
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E-COMMERCE LAWS: VIOLATORS TO FACE FINES UPTO 1 MILLION

The Ministry of Commerce issued a warning against utilizing various strategies to advertise products on social media. Any infractions of the E-Commerce Law’s provisions and its executive rules will
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NEW STUDENT VISAS ARE INTRODUCED

The Saudi Arabian government has made the decision to introduce new student visas for education. There will be two categories of student visas – a long-term and short-term one.
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SAUDI ARABIAN EMBASSY ANNOUNCES NEW GUIDELINES FOR HONGKONG, MACAO VISITORS

There have been a number of changes made to the rules that travelers must follow when entering Hong Kong and Macao, according to the Saudi Arabian embassy in both
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