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SAUDI CABINET APPROVES SPECIAL RESIDENCY SCHEME FOR FOREIGN EXPATS
CAIRO (Reuters) – The Saudi cabinet on Tuesday approved a special residency scheme similar to green card systems applicable in other countries, aimed at attracting wealthy and high-skilled expats, the Saudi Press agency reported.SPA’s statement did not give further details on the new scheme, which was approved by the advisory Shura council earlier this month.Local media said the plan would allow wealthy and high- skilled foreign expats to choose between defined and renewable residency or permanent stay in return for a high, one-off fee. It would also allow them free movement, ability to own properties and to do business in the kingdom.
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SAUDI CABINET APPROVES SPECIAL RESIDENCY SCHEME FOR FOREIGN EXPATS
CAIRO (Reuters) – The Saudi cabinet on Tuesday approved a special residency scheme similar to green card systems applicable in other countries, aimed at attracting wealthy and high-skilled expats, the Saudi Press agency reported.SPA’s statement did not give further details on the new scheme, which was approved by the advisory Shura council earlier this month.Local media said the plan would allow wealthy and high- skilled foreign expats to choose between defined and renewable residency or permanent stay in return for a high, one-off fee. It would also allow them free movement, ability to own properties and to do business in the kingdom.
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