Newborns of expats can get visas upon arrival in Saudi Arabia

Updated 23 October 2017
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Newborns of expats can get visas upon arrival in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: Newborns of expatriate residents in Saudi Arabia are allowed to enter the Kingdom without having to obtain a visa in the parent’s home country, the General Directorate of Passports said on Saturday.
The child will be issued a visa upon arrival in the Kingdom, subject to certain conditions, according to comments by the Directorate that were published in 3alyoum news site.
"A visa for the child will be issued at the point of entry on arrival, provided the newborn has an independent passport and that the parents are residents in the Kingdom — where the wife is dependent on her husband,” the Directorate said.


Saudi Arabia gears up for live music festival during E-Prix race

Updated 21 November 2018
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Saudi Arabia gears up for live music festival during E-Prix race

  • International and Arab musicians are set to perform
  • The event will be held at the UNESCO heritage site of Ad Diriyah

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia will be hosting a three-day music festival during the Saudia Ad Diriyah E-Prix in December.

International and Arab musicians are set to perform for fans to celebrate the first staging of the Formula E race.

The event will be held at the UNESCO heritage site of Ad Diriyah where six major artists will be performing each night from December 13, 14 and after the race itself on December 15.

“The ‘Saudia’ Ad Diriyah E-Prix is set to be the hottest ticket in town for so many reasons, from breath-taking electric racing, to entertainment, to culture. Soon everyone will find out who is coming, and we can promise a festival of music that offers fans, friends and families an unmissable experience,” Vice-Chair of the Saudi Arabia General Sports Authority, Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal, said.

“We suggest fans avoid the rush by getting your ticket now to avoid disappointment after the names are released,” he added.