After five years serving as the United Kingdom’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Simon Collis, is leaving his post and will be replaced by Neil Crompton in February 2020. In other news, the Israeli government has announced that it will allow its citizens to visit the Kingdom for the first time although travel is limited to two circumstances; for religious reasons or business visits.

Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan has stated that Saudi Aramco is still considering listing shares abroad but won’t happen ‘anytime soon’.

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