PILGRIMS ASSURED: Deputy Crown Prince Muqrin chairs the weekly Cabinet meeting on Monday. (SPA)
Several organizations which are in violation of labor regulations are reluctant to fire Saudi employees for fear of stirring up trouble with the labor office.
Riyadh Gov. Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz held a meeting on Sunday with various government agencies to discuss this year’s preparations ahead of the 84th Saudi National Day.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has urged authorities to provide optimum services to pilgrims who have come to perform Haj this year, said Deputy Crown Prince Muqrin while chairing a m
Private schools have demanded financial support from the Ministry of Education.
Numerous job opportunities open for Saudis every Haj season, but there are very few takers for them.
Saudis spend more than SR6.1 billion every year on oud-based perfumes, accounting for half of overall spending on the wood-based incense among GCC citizens, local media said quoting global investors.<
The Interior Minister has warned prospective pilgrims to obtain a Haj permit as security forces were on high alert to avert any attempt to sneak into the holy sites without a permit.
Drivers who transport schoolchildren in their own private vehicles will have to get a license from the Transport Ministry, a senior Education Ministry official told Arab News on Monday.
Traffic is back to moving at snail’s pace during peak hours since the reopening of schools on Sunday, causing tension among drivers and passengers, who run late for appointments and other important en
The Passport Department is reviewing its media plan to ensure a successful peak season once again through its Haj awareness campaign among citizens and residents who wish to perform Haj this year.
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