Recent Developments


  • Saudi source says issue of income tax is not under discussion (Link)
  • G20 Sherpas discuss protecting lives and livelihoods, restoring growth and recovering stronger (Link)
  • Finance Ministry closes book on July sukuk issuance (Link)
  • Ministry keen to enhance agricultural efficiency through AI, drones' technologies (Link)

Health & Safety

  • Saudi Arabia ups health compliance inspection visits (Link)
  • Saudi Red Crescent Authority announces Hajj health measures (Link)
  • How Saudi Arabia is deploying ICTs against COVID-19 — and beyond (Link)
  • Saudi Arabia launches national registration platform to collect coronavirus data (Link)


  • No specific date for the resumption of international flight in Saudi Arabia: aviation authority (Link)
  • Saudi citizens allowed to enter Kingdom by land from UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait (Link)
  • GACA completes preparations to receive this year's pilgrims (Link)
  • Saudis will no longer require visas to visit Ukraine (Link)

Daily Life

  • Applications open for Saudi school transport service (Link)
  • 1,200 prominent Muslims laud Saudi Arabia's Hajj decision (Link)
  • Kaaba's Kiswa to be replaced next Thursday (Link)


  • Saudi Arabia signs energy agreement with Iraq (Link)

Originally published 25 July, 2020

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