Week 08 – News Update from the Kingdom

Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Ahmed Al-Rajhi announced the implementation of a decision to localize professions in restaurants, cafes, hypermarkets and malls soon. He also said that the number of young Saudi men and women who entered the labor market in January exceeded 28,000. In other news, Saudi Arabia will stop signing contracts…
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Week 07 – News Update from the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia has decided to extend COVID-19 restrictions for another 20 days starting Sunday night on gatherings, events, entertainment activities and dining services, the Saudi Press Agency reported early Sunday citing an official source at the Interior Ministry. In other news, Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has approved the Coral Bloom concept which…
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Week 06 – News Update from the Kingdom

Several public and private establishments require visitors to show their health status via the Tawakkalna app. Due to high demand, the number of registered users jumped to 12.5 million (22.5% increase) in only three days, leading to the app crashing which is now operational. In other news, GCC Citizens, dependents of residents and visitors holding…
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Tawakkalna App – Mandatory for offices & malls

As part of the precautionary measures across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to break the spread of the Coronavirus, all Saudi citizens and expatriates have been asked to download @Tawakkalna app to show current health condition when entering commercial complexes, malls and offices. This was made mandatory in the Eastern Province on Sunday and is…
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Week 05 – News Update from the Kingdom

It has been made mandatory for all Saudis and expatriates working in the government and private sectors in the Eastern Province to activate Tawakkalna application to prove their health status before entering their offices effective from Sunday. In other news, Saudi Arabia is extending its travel-restriction period and shift the date for reopening the Kingdom’s…
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