Week 42 – News Update from the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia will allow people to move outdoor without either wearing masks or maintaining social distancing effective from Sunday, Oct. 17. It will also permit entry to the Two Holy Mosques to their full capacity for those worshipers who completed vaccination against coronavirus. In other news, Ministry of Health has enabled the registration and giving…
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Week 41 – News Update from the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia is set to further ease its travel restrictions, updating entry procedures, and reducing the length of its institutional quarantine to five days, following instructions issued by the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) to all airlines operating in the kingdom. In other news, Turki Al-Sheikh, chairman of the General Entertainment Authority’s (GEA) Board…
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Week 40 – News Update from the Kingdom

The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) announced the start of accepting applications from citizens who want to travel to countries with travel bans to meet specific humanitarian cases such as permanent residency abroad or the death of a relative while accompanying a citizen receiving treatment abroad. In other news, The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced…
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Week 39 – News Update from the Kingdom

The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) has announced that while the beneficiary is outside the Kingdom, exit and re-entry visas will not be converted into a final exit visa. In other news, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday the extension of the validity of visit visas for the purpose of tourism. The…
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Week 38 – News Update from the Kingdom

According to the official Saudi Press Agency, Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) issued updated rules for travelers entering the country on Monday, which apply to both residents and visitors. The rules will be effective as of Thursday, September 23, at 12pm. In other news, to prevent health fraud, the Tawakkalna application announced…
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Week 36 – News Update from the Kingdom

Non-Saudis who violate quarantine laws will be deported from the kingdom and permanently banned from returning, the Saudi Ministry of Interior Affairs announced on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia will only allow fully-vaccinated citizens to travel abroad. In other news, The Tawakkalna app has a new feature for education staff, including students and teachers, called “priority reservation.”…
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DSEI 2021 – We are on our way!

The AEI team will be attending the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) conference at ExCeL London from the 14th – 16th September 2021 – we look forward to seeing you all there! For the fourth time, AEI will feature on the speakers circuit. This year our CEO, Stuart D’Souza, and Susanna Mason, Managing Director,…
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Week 35 – News Update from the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior has issued directives to allow direct entry of fully vaccinated expatriates from countries facing travel ban, an official source at the ministry announced on Tuesday. Currently, the countries facing the travel ban are India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Egypt, Turkey, Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Lebanon….
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GCC Trade Forum 2021

    Our partners BCB UAE and Chamber International would like to invite you to the GCC Trade Forum 2021 which is taking place on Wednesday, 1 Sep 2021. Our very own Stuart D’Souza will be on the panel providing his insights as they discuss various GCC opportunities and explore the guidance and support available…
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Week 34 – News Update from the Kingdom

The Ministry of Education (MOE) has outlined the rules and regulations for students to return to school in person, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Monday. The ministry stressed the importance of receiving two doses of the vaccine to return to in-person education, commending all people’s cooperation and concern for the safety of students and…
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