The Saudi Ministry of Labour and Social Development has issued guidance on relations between workers and private business owners during the coronavirus pandemic. It allows private businesses to reduce working hours and cut employees’ wages during the next six months.

In other news, Investment requests in Jubail and Yanbu have exceeded $13.3 billion in the first quarter of 2020, despite the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the global economy.

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