Saudi Arabia will completely lift restrictions on citizens leaving and returning to the Kingdom, and allowing the opening of land, sea and airports after January 1, 2021, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Sunday. Citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council states as well as expatriates and their dependents on valid visa will be allowed to enter the Kingdom effective from Sept. 15.

In other news, Lucid Motors, a US-based electric car manufacturer, announced that it would be entering select markets in the Middle East, starting with Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

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