By Innovation-sa on October 8, 2019 in News

Saudi Arabia announces new regulations for female dress code as the country is looking forward to welcome tourists from across the globe to experience the Kingdom’s rich culture and tradition. Foreign women travelling to Saudi Arabia will no longer have to wear abaya, the flowing cloak that has been a mandatory dress code for decades. […]

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By Innovation-sa on October 3, 2019 in News

Saudi Arabia will waive expat fees for employees working in the industrial sector for the next five years starting from October 1, 2019, the Saudi Press Agency reported.   The government’s decision to temporarily cover the cost of expat levy for licensed industrial companies will be a blessing to the private sector, especially businesses accustomed to […]

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By Innovation-sa on September 26, 2019 in News

As part of Saudi Arabia’s efforts to standardize, simplify and streamline the immigration system of employers, the country’s visa system is undergoing a major transformation. The Council of Ministers has approved the unification of visit visa application fees at SR 300 per person and has issued a decision standardizing the validity periods of both commercial and […]

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By Innovation-sa on September 17, 2019 in News

The Saudi Organisation for Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA) has announced that over 10,000 expatriates have registered as professional certified accountants and applied to join SOCPA, the Saudi Press Agency quoted.   In order to improve the quality and efficiency of the accountant professionals in Saudi Arabia, the Ministry of Labor and Social Development (MLSD) has […]

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By Innovation-sa on September 8, 2019 in News

According to a recent report published by one of the leading cost and project management consultancy Linesight, construction activities across the GCC countries will recover steadily from the start of 2020 after a challenging period of subdued performance. Economic diversification, social reform, and general demographic demand, combined with renewed government ambition are all key factors […]

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By Innovation-sa on September 4, 2019 in News

The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) has dismissed rumors that expatriates leaving the Kingdom on final exit will be banned from re-entering the country for three years. Expatriates who have left the Kingdom on a regular basis, without being involved in any criminal case or legal issues at the time of exit, has the right to […]

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By Innovation-sa on September 3, 2019 in News

Global bankers are heading to Saudi Arabia this week to compete for what is expected to be the world’s biggest initial public offering (IPO). Saudi Aramco has invited more than 20 advisory firms from the U.S., Europe and Asia to compete in the IPO project.   The headquarters of Saudi Aramco in Dhahran will receive […]

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By Innovation-sa on August 27, 2019 in News

Saudi Arabia is all set to celebrate it’s 89th National Day with fervour and the Ministry of Civil Service (MCS) has declared the 22nd and 23rd of September as public holiday making it a four-day holiday including the weekend.   The National Day, locally known as Al-Yaom-ul-Watany, is celebrated every year to commemorate the renaming […]

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By Innovation-sa on August 8, 2019 in News

In a historic decision, Saudi Arabia announced that it will allow women to apply for and obtain passports as well as leave the country without securing the consent of a male relative.   The change was included in extensive amendments to laws governing travel documents, civil status, labor and social insurance approved by the cabinet […]

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