04 Dhu al-Qi'dah 1442 - 14 June 2021
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Saudi Arabia introduces 7-day quarantine for unvaccinated visitors
Government | Tuesday 11 May, 2021 5:35 am
All non-citizens arriving in Saudi Arabia who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 must quarantine for a minimum of seven days, the interior ministry said on Monday.The measures will come into force on May 20. People from a list of countries currently banned from traveling to the Kingdom will...
Citizen Account Program deposits Saudi Riyal 1.9 billion for May
Government | Tuesday 11 May, 2021 5:33 am
Saudi Arabia’s Citizen Account Program deposited SR1.9 billion ($506 million) into the accounts of 10. 4 million beneficiaries for May. The national scheme was created to protect Saudi households from the direct, indirect and expected impacts of the various economic reforms taking place in...
Crown Prince directs to double housing projects in northern Riyadh
Government | Monday 10 May, 2021 5:37 am
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, issued directives to double housing projects in the north of Riyadh by allocating new residential land plots on a total area of 20 million square meters and transferring their full ownership to the Ministry of Municipal,...
Dubai Customs enhances cooperation with trademark owners to protect intellectual property in post covid-19 era
Government | Friday 7 May, 2021 1:26 pm
Dubai Customs’ IPR Department organized a virtual meeting with the trademark owners to discuss ways to boost cooperation between the two sides, and any future shared projects and initiatives.   From Dubai Customs, Yousef Ozair Mubarak, Director of IPR Department, Noura Ahmed,...
Citizen Account Wins UN WSIS Prize for E-Government Track
Government | Friday 7 May, 2021 9:16 am
The Citizen Account Program has achieved the e-government track championship in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prize - Category Seven - of the United Nations for 2021.Thus, the Program registered a new achievement in global forums in the name of the Kingdom of Saudi...
Saudi Arabia Introduces Ceremonial Carpets that Symbolize its Heritage and Identity
Government | Thursday 6 May, 2021 3:50 am
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced that it will change the color of ceremonial carpets from traditional red to lavender in a move that celebrates its national identity.  The initiative is a joint partnership between the Ministry of Culture and Royal Protocol and follows other...
Merging the General Authority of Zakat and Tax and the General Authority of Customs into one authority under the name of Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority
Government | Wednesday 5 May, 2021 2:21 am
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Prime Minister, chaired on Tuesday the Cabinet's virtual session. At the outset of the session, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques thanked Allah Almighty for the abundant grace He bestowed on Muslims all over the...
Royal Orders Issued
Government | Monday 3 May, 2021 3:28 am
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud issued today a royal order, appointing Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud as Special Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, at the rank of minister.The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin...
Royal Commission for AlUla confirms $15 billion masterplan opportunity for public-private partnerships
Government | Thursday 29 April, 2021 5:45 am
Saudi Arabia has invested $2 billion in initial seed funding for the development of the AlUla historical development area. And a further $3.2 billion, which will come from public-private partnerships, has been earmarked for spending on priority infrastructure ahead of the completion of phase...
We are close to achieving goals of Saudi Arabia's vision before 2030: Crown Prince
Government | Wednesday 28 April, 2021 2:27 am
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, will achieve many of its goals before 2030. In an interview with local Saudi television, the Crown Prince reviewed Vision 2030 which aims to diversify Saudi Arabia’s...