Ramadan Kareem!

On the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, we would like to extend our very best and warmest wishes to all our clients, partners and staff at this special time of year. Wishing you all the blessings of the holy month!

Curfew Update for Ramadan

The Ministry of Interior has announced some changes to the current curfew restrictions that have been put in place as part of the Kingdom’s response to the Covid-19 virus. The main point is that the curfew hours will change and not apply from 0900 to 1700 each day during the month of Ramadan. However the…
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Week 16 – News Update from the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has approved an additional package of measures to help the private sector deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, its finance minister said. The package includes 50 billion riyals ($266 million) to accelerate payment of private sector dues, provide liquidity to several sectors and cover wages of those working…
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Week 15 – News Update from the Kingdom

The Saudi energy minister said on Sunday that effective oil supply cuts by OPEC and its allies, a group known as OPEC+, will amount to 12.5 million barrels per day, because of higher output in April from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait. In other news, Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public…
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Week 14 – News Update from the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia is taking unprecedented action in delaying the release of its international crude selling prices by five days as the kingdom and other major producers seek to halt the free-fall in worldwide crude prices. In other news, The Saudi government will cover 60 per cent of the salaries of private-sector workers in industries hit…
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Week 13 – News Update from the Kingdom

The Saudi Interior Ministry said it is extending the suspension of international and internal flights as well as work at private and public sectors, the state-run news agency reported Saturday. The statement said the indefinite suspension was among efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus. In other news, Saudi Arabia’s central bank is ordering…
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Saudi Arabia Curfew and Summary of Measures

Summary of Movement & Flight Restrictions – UPDATED Sunday 29th March 2020 The Authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continue to implement policies to try and contain the spread of Covid-19. The measures are well communicated through official websites in both English and Arabic and we have included a summary of all relevant restrictions…
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Advice for British Citizens Stuck in KSA

Now that the British government has strongly recommended British citizens traveling abroad to return home, the British Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Neil Crompton, has provided the below advice to those who are currently located in the Kingdom but are not working or resident. Please follow the below information and include yourself on the mailing list…
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Week 12 – News Update from the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia announced 50 billion riyals (Dh48.78 billion, $13.3 billion) in budget spending cuts after the crash in oil prices and the coronavirus outbreak affected its public finances. In other news, Saudi Arabia has announced a massive SR120 billion ($31.93 billion) package to decisively address the unprecedented economic impact and consequences of the coronavirus (COVID-19)…
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COVID-19 Update

As of the 16th March, the Saudi Arabian government has put the following procedures in place to slow the spread of COVID-19: All government workplaces will be closed for a period of two weeks; excluding health, security and military sectors. All commercial stores will be closed with the exception of pharmacies and super / hypermarkets….
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