Saudi Arabia freezes expat fees

Pedro Gonçalves
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Saudi Arabia's government has said it has no intention to making any changes in the expats fee or dependent's fee at the moment. "If any changes are to be made, than those changes will be announced then," minister of Finance Muhammad Al-Jadaan said. In September, the Council of Ministers decided that the state would bear financial cost prescribed for expatriate workers in industrial facilities licensed under an industrial license for a period of five years from 1 October 2019. Saudi Arabia started implementing dependent's fee effective from the second half of 2017 at SR100 for each de...

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