Saudi envoy calls on Abu Dhabi crown prince

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed receives Saudi envoy Turki bin Abdullah Al-Dakhil at the Sea Palace in Abu Dhabi on Monday. (SPA)
Updated 26 March 2019
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Saudi envoy calls on Abu Dhabi crown prince

RIYADH: Saudi Ambassador to the UAE Turki bin Abdullah Al-Dakhil called on Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh  Mohammed bin Zayed at the Sea Palace in Abu Dhabi and conveyed King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s greetings to the rulers of Abu Dhabi.

The Saudi envoy also presented two portraits to the Abu Dhabi crown prince depicting the strong bonds between the two brotherly countries. 

The Abu Dhabi crown prince also conveyed his greetings to the Saudi king and crown prince and appreciated the paintings.

 


Around 3 million arrested for residency, labor violations in KSA

405,806 were transferred to their respective diplomatic missions to obtain travel documents. (SPA)
Updated 21 April 2019
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Around 3 million arrested for residency, labor violations in KSA

  • 1,227 Saudi citizens were arrested for harboring the violators against local laws, of which 50 are being detained, pending the completion of procedures

RIYADH: Nearly 3 million violators of residency, work and border security systems have been arrested in a year-long roundup, according to an official report.
Since the campaign began in November 2017, there have been 2,987,317 offenders, including 2,328,031 for violating residency regulations, 458,591 for labor violations and 200,695 for border violations, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The report said that 50,388 people were arrested while trying to cross the border into the Kingdom, 50 percent of whom were Yemeni citizens, 47 percent were Ethiopians and 3 percent were of other nationalities.
2,135 people were arrested for trying to cross the border into neighboring countries and 3,697 were arrested for involvement in transporting and harboring those violators. 1,227 Saudi citizens were arrested for harboring the violators against local laws, of which 50 are being detained, pending the completion of procedures.
Immediate penalties were imposed against 443,210 offenders; 405,806 were transferred to their respective diplomatic missions to obtain travel documents; 507,042 were transferred to complete their travel reservations; and 750,504 were deported.