Saudi Arabia grants premium residency to first group of applicants

Cars drive past the King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Dec. 18, 2018. (REUTERS/File)
Updated 11 November 2019

Saudi Arabia grants premium residency to first group of applicants

  • First batch included number of residents inside the Kingdom
  • Center said that it has received thousands of applications through its electronic platform

RIYADH: The Premium Residency Center of Saudi Arabia has announced the granting of the first batch of applicants for premium residency in the Kingdom as they met the system’s requirements.
The center said in a statement issued on Monday that the first batch of premium residency holders included a number of residents inside the Kingdom, and others from outside, as their applications have been studied and processed over the past months according to procedures.
The number of premium residency holders in this batch amounted to 73 people representing 19 nationalities, and their categories included investors, doctors and those willing to settle with their families, while processing is continuing for the rest of the applications.
The center said that it has received thousands of applications through its electronic platform from inside and outside the Kingdom during the past months, where specialized teams from the center are studying applications and communicating with applicants and ensuring the conformity and fulfillment of conditions as defined by the premium residency system.


Saudi Arabia announces 41 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 09 July 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 41 more COVID-19 deaths

  • Eleven percent of new cases were recorded in Riyadh
  • A total of 2,100 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 41 more deaths from COVID-19 and 3,183 new cases of the disease on Thursday.
Over ten percent of new cases were recorded in Riyadh with the capital reporting 364 new cases. Dammam recorded 247 new infections, Jeddah 246, Hufof 196 and Taif 181.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 161,096 after 3,046 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 2,100 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.