Week 48 – News Update from the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia will make coronavirus vaccines available for free for everyone living in the Kingdom, the Ministry of Health announced on Monday. In other news, Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC) awarded construction contracts of SAR 2 billion on the Qiddiya giga project, since construction began some 12 months ago. Qiddiya aims to develop more strategic partnerships…
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Add Saudi Arabia to the Travel Corridor List

We know many of you, along with your family and friends, would have been disappointed that the Kingdom was not included on the list of Gulf countries recently added to the UK Travel Corridor for quarantine free entry into the UK. We’ve decided to start a petition so please sign it and distribute it far…
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Week 47 – News Update from the Kingdom

The world’s biggest oil exporter has set its sights on becoming the largest supplier of hydrogen, a fuel seen as pivotal for curbing climate change. Saudi Arabia has ambitious plans and will not be challenged in its record of being the biggest exporter of hydrogen on earth, Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said. In…
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Week 46 – News Update from the Kingdom

The Saudi Export Development Authority will release a “Made in Saudi” initiative in the first quarter of 2021 to accelerate the industrialization process and transform the Kingdom into “a global industrial destination.” As part of the program, Saudi Arabia will set out to create a unified brand identity for Saudi products and services in regional…
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Week 45 – News Update from the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund announced on Thursday that it had acquired 2.04 percent of India’s Reliance Retail Ventures Limited for total investment of $1.3 billion. The move is in line with PIF’s strategy as a leading global investor with a proven track record of investing in innovative and transformative companies globally. In other news,…
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DQ Residency – Accommodation Services

AEI’s accommodation services offer “home from home” facilities for western expats in Saudi Arabia. Regardless of whether you are staying for a couple of days or a few years, our fully serviced accommodation includes meal services, laundry, housekeeping and administrative support for residents. For more information on how we can help, please contact Lizzie Daniell:…
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Week 44 – News Update from the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia will announce a new set of initiatives to organize and improve the labour market, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development said on Tuesday. In other news, Saudi Arabia is set to host a Formula One Grand Prix for the first time next year with a street race in…
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