AEI introduces new online visa system

Saudi Visa

AEI is pleased to announce the introduction of a new online visa system to speed up and simplify the Saudi visa application process. As of today, if you would like to get the necessary Letter of Invitation through AEI then simply go to our ‘Visit Visas’ page in the Support Services section of our website…
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Footprints on the sands of time – change in Saudi Arabia

In a time of momentous change in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, it is now King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and his son, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who are leaving their footprints on the ‘sands of time’. Those unfamiliar with Saudi will no doubt be unaware of the pace of change – the…
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Tender going out for huge ‘Land Bridge’ railway project in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Railways Company CEO Bashar Al Malik has announced this week that the country is planning to issue tenders for its long-delayed Land Bridge railway project linking the Red Sea port of Jeddah with the Arabian Gulf and the capital Riyadh by early 2018. He said the firm had seen an encouraging response to an…
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200,000 Saudi Women now working in the retail sector

Times are changing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and a recent report released by the Ministry of Labour and Social Development revealed last week that the number of Saudi female workers in the retail sector reached about 200,000, despite the difficulties facing the Saudization of the female workforce in this sector since 2011. It…
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VIDEO: September 2017 Saudi Market Update Webinar

AEI’s CEO delivers a full round up and market overview of Saudi Arabia in September 2017, after what has been over a year of whole scale change in the Kingdom.

Eid al-Adha Mubarak!

We would like to wish everyone celebrating Eid al-Adha a happy and a restful holiday! Eid holiday begins on Friday, September 1st and ends on Monday, September 4th. Most companies, including AEI, will be returning to work on Thursday 7th. However, some private sector companies, in line with the government, will remain closed until Sunday 10th…
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Free Webinar – Update from Saudi Arabia

As the DIT delivery partner here in Riyadh we are delighted to be offering another free webinar at 1500 (UK Time) on Wednesday 6th September 2017 for exporters who are seeking to develop business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In this webinar, we will provide an update on what has been a very busy…
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AEI Saudi Keynote Speaker at DSEI 2017

We are delighted to announce that AEI has once again been selected as a Keynote Speaker for DSEI 2017. Adam and Stuart will be taking to the stage on Wednesday 13th September at 10am following the address by Sir Michael Fallon, the UK Secretary of State for Defence. The seminar will provide analysis and insight…
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It’s Official… again!!


We are pleased to announce that the partnership agreement to support British exporters between the Department for International Trade (DIT) and AEI Saudi has been renewed for another year. ‘I am pleased to announce the extension of the agreement with AEI for another twelve months. We have been very happy with the breadth and quality…
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