Week 30 – News Update from the Kingdom

The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) has started extending the validity of iqamas (residency permit) and exit and re-entry visas of expatriates, who are outside the Kingdom, as well as the validity of visit visas automatically without fees until 31 Aug. In other news, Saudi citizens will require two COVID-19 vaccine doses before they can…
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Eid Al-Adha Mubarak!

On this special occasion of Eid Al-Adha, the AEI team would like to extend our very best and warmest wishes to everyone. Eid Mubarak!

Week 28 – News Update from the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court announced on Friday that Eid Al Adha will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 20, after the crescent of Dhu Al Hijja was not sighted on Friday evening. Dul Hijjah, which this year begins on July 11, is the month during which the Hajj pilgrimage takes place and is the last month…
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Week 27 – News Update from the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia has announced it will be barring its citizens from direct or indirect travel to the UAE, Ethiopia, and Vietnam without obtaining prior permission, according to a statement from the Kingdom’s interior ministry. In other news, Saudi Arabia is uniquely equipped to be a regional hub for producing COVID-19 vaccines, the King Salman Humanitarian…
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