Week 17 – News Update from the Kingdom

The Saudi Central Bank announced its objective to issue a “Two Hundred” denomination of the Saudi currency, on the five-year anniversary of launching “Kingdom’s Vision 2030”, in the reign of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman. In other news, the resumption of international flights at 1 a.m. on May 17 will exclude…
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AEI in the News!

Follow the links below to read an insight from AEI CEO Stuart D’Souza and Sovereign KSA Managing Director Paul Arnold. Both Stuart and Paul share why the KSA market is more fruitful than ever, with over a 50% rise in commercial activity compared to pre covid levels. Arab News: https://www.arabnews.com/node/1846146 Arabian Business: https://www.arabianbusiness.com/politics-economics/462389-saudi-arabia-sees-50-percent-increase-in-commercial-activity-in-q1-2021    …
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Week 16 – News Update from the Kingdom

The General Department of Traffic has launched an electronic version of the driving license through the Ministry of Interior’s online application “Absher Individuals” and the “Tawakkalna” applications. In other news, only immunized groups – those who received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, those who received one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine 14 days earlier…
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Ramadan Kareem!

From everyone here at AEI, we would like to wish you a blessed Ramadan. Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic Calendar and is the time of the year when Muslims around the world observe by fasting from dawn to dusk. This year Ramadan is expected to be from the 13th of April –…
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Week 15 – News Update from the Kingdom

The Ministry of Health announced that all existing vaccination appointments for the second dose will be postponed starting from Sunday, April 11, 2021, adding that their resumption will be announced later. In other news, NEOM and Tabuk Fish Company signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at expanding local aquaculture production and applying the new generation…
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Door to Door Travel Service

Due to the continued COVID19 pandemic and resulting travel restrictions, Iqama holders and those with Business Visit Visas face challenges returning to Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom imposed a direct travel ban on 20 countries at the turn of the year, creating confusion, delay and added cost when entering Saudi. The introduction of these new restrictions…
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Week 14 – News Update from the Kingdom

Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman launched on Tuesday an ambitious and vibrant program for the private sector titled “Shareek” (Partner) with new investments amounting to SR12 trillion ($3.2 trillion). In other news, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior announced on Monday the addition of five new services to the Absher platform. The new services added to…
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