Illegal expat pilgrims to face 10 year ban from Kingdom

Muslim pilgrims pray on Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat during the annual hajj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Makkah September 22, 2015. (REUTERS)
Updated 15 August 2017

Illegal expat pilgrims to face 10 year ban from Kingdom

JEDDAH: Expat pilgrims trying to perform Hajj illegally in Makkah face deportation and a ban of up to 10 years, the Interior Ministry’s public security has announced on the official Twitter account.
All pilgrims are required to hold a permit allowing them to perform Hajj before they are allowed to enter Makkah. Those who try to enter without the relevant paperwork will be stopped.


Tatweer opens registration for new academic year in Saudi Arabia

In the next four years, the company aims to provide services for 1.2 million students throughout the Kingdom. (SPA)
Updated 4 min 38 sec ago

Tatweer opens registration for new academic year in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: The Ministry of Education’s school transport service provider asked families to register their children for the upcoming academic year via their website’s Noor system.
They can access the school transport page on the Tatweer Education Holding Co. website to fill in the required data for registration. The company said that the service will be limited to registered students based on priority and entitlement criteria.
Tatweer said that it had simplified the registration process, which can be completed online or through supervisors of the transport service in government schools.
The company added that parents can communicate with a supervisor for any inquiries related to the service by calling 8001231000 for free.
They can also email [email protected] or get in touch on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
In the next four years, the company aims to provide services for 1.2 million students throughout the Kingdom.