Archive for April 2016

NO BAN ON PAKISTANIS FROM TRAVELING MORE THAN ONCE

FALSE RUMORS OF ONLY ONE EXIT RE ENTRY PER YEAR FOR PAKISTANIS

Many Pakistani nationals messaged us on our Facebook page that, As per a new rule, Pakistani's can go on exit re entry only once per a year, We always responded them there is no such rule till now. But now this rumor spread all over Pakistan as well as in Saudi Arabia.




Today Arab news confirmed that this is a hoax, As The Saudi Passport Department has denied the report of issuing exit re entry only once per year for Pakistani nationals. It has been reported, many Pakistani news channels and social media channels spread a false news that Saudi Government will allow Pakistani to go home county only once per year. Related Article : Cancel Exit Re Entry Online




- Its a Employers right to decide, how often they want to issue exit re entry for their employees, As they hold the contract with the employee. Recommended : Cancel Final Exit in Saudi




- Pakistani Consulate also denied it by saying there is no such ban from Saudi Authorities, Its just a misunderstood concept. Similar Article : Check Final Exit Status

- There is nearly 1.5 million Pakistani expatriates living in Saudi Arabia, And many of them traveled more than once per year. Near by Article : No More Need of Exit Re Entry Paper




- If you have valid exit re entry visa, Then no one is going to stop you unless you did something wrong. See Also : Check Exit Re Entry Validity

PAKISTANIS BAN FROM TRAVELING MORETHAN ONCE IN A YEAR

REGISTER SIM CARDS ON MOI ABSHER IN SAUDI ARABIA

REGISTER SIM CARD ONLINE USING ABSHIR SERVICE

Saudi Arabia government is surprising us day by day  by launching new services in various departments, Now SIM cards can be registered online through MOI Absher eservice. It means expatriates and citizens will no longer need to follow queues in front of your sim card operator services for registering your fingerprints.




As per Saudi Gazette news National Information Center's director General Al-Shaddi said, Deputy premier and Minister of Interior, Crown Prince Muhammed Bin Naif asked the NIC (National Information Center) to provide a way to allow registered expatriates and citizens to register their mobile numbers electronically. Recommended : Fingerprint must for Expats Kids




- Using MOI Abshir service, Expatriates and citizens will be allowed to register their mobile numbers. Simillar Article : Abshir Service Registration in MOI

- NIC is expecting this service will be launch within a month, As it is clearly seen telecom operators has seen long queues at their office outlets. See Also : Procedure to Activate Abshir service




- Commission of Information Technology and Communication (CITC) set the last date for registering fingerprints, For prepaid sim cards it is June 2, 2016 and for postpaid it is July 28, 2016. Related Article : Fingerprints must for sim card in KSA

REGISTER SIM CARD USING MOI ABSHER SERVICE

- In case of failing to provide fingerprints in the given date the sim cards will be suspended for two weeks, If the fingerprints are not updated even in the suspension period, It will disconnect for ever. Matched Article : STC deducted my balance




- Starting January of 2016, Saudi Arabia made fingerprints mandatory for the new sim card buyers in its first phase, as part of national security. You may also like : Mobily useful service codes

- Then it became mandatory for those who already have sim card in next phase, Fingerprints will be shared with NIC to confirm the identity of buyer. Near by Article : STC Sawa useful service codes

STOP STC SAWA BALANCE FROM DEDUCTION

HOW TO STOP STC SAWA BALANCE FROM DEDUCTION

Is your STC sawa balance deducting automatically, When ever you recharge? Even though you recharge again, It is happening again and again. You tried to call customer care at 902, still the problem is not solved? We seen few of our friends also facing this problem, So here we bring the solution. Similar Article : STC Sawa Prepaid Sim




Your STC sawa balance is deducting from your account because your number is subscribed for few of STC services, I can understand you did not subscribe to any of service.  Read Also : Mobily Service Codes

MY STC SAWA BALANCE DEDUCTED

Sometimes when you activate some offer of STC, You did not know whether it is daily offer or single day offer. You just activated that. Anyway follow the below procedure to get rid of unknown balance deductions. Related Article : Available Zain Service Codes in Saudi




1. Send a blank message to 800444 and 800828, If your phone does not allow blank message then you can use one character space and then send to 800444 and 800828. You May Also Like : Friendi Mobile Service Codes




2. Once you sent message successfully, You need to wait till you get reply from those numbers, Sometimes you get a reply within a minute and sometimes it takes a day. Near by Article : Virgin Mobile Service Codes in KSA

STOP STC SAWA BALANCE FROM DEDUCTING


3. Once you get message, You can see all the services for which you are subscribed. You need to Unsubscribe those all services by replying the message as "U space Un-Subscription code". You need to unsubscribe one by one till you see message "No subscription to any channel in this service". Recommended : Finger Print Must for Sim Card in Saudi




- In case you did not see any subscriptions from these numbers, You need to call customer care on 902 or visit nearest STC branch office, You can also use chat service through MySTC online portal. See this Article Also : Toll Free Numbers to Call in KSA

KING FAHD'S FOUNTAIN IN JEDDAH

KING FAHD'S FOUNTAIN IN JEDDAH

Jeddah city of Saudi Arabia owns World's Tallest Water Fountain, Also known as King Fahd's Fountain or Jeddah Fountain. This water fountain is clearly visible from corniche Jeddah, It is also visible from various places of Jeddah and so far from miles around the city.




King Fahd's Fountain was constructed in between 1980 and 1983 and it was launched in the year of 1985. This fountain is a gift for Jeddah city from King Fahad so why the name came as King Fahd's Fountain. Similar Article : Jeddah owns World's Tallest Flag Pole


- Jeddah Fountain is using water from Red Sea, Its a salt water. The speed of water ejects of this fountain is 375 kmph. Recommended : Using Mobile While Driving in Saudi




- As of now, King Fahd's Fountain holds the first position as tallest fountain of the world, As this water fountain jets water at a maximum height of 1024 feet. Read Also : Domestic and International Airports in Saudi




- Gateway Geyser in East St.Louis holds the second place as World's Tallest Fountain, As this water fountain jets water at a maximum height of 853 feet. Related Article : ATM Withdrawal Limit in Saudi Arabia

- King Fahd's Fountain glitters at night with the help of 500 spotlights, It glitters in a day with the light of the sun. You May Also Like : Performing Umrah on Visit Visa




- Jeddah Fountain ejects the water in a straight direction, As per the wind direction it makes its own shape. See Also : World's Tallest Flag Pole

- King Fahd's Fountain was built in similar to Switzerland Jet d'Eau fountain in Geneva.

- Jeddah Fountain was only closed at the time of annual maintainance, It means visible all 24 hours except at the time of maintainance. 


WORLD'S TALLEST FLAG POLE IN JEDDAH

WORLD'S TALLEST FLAG POLE IN JEDDAH

On the occasion of 84th National Day of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah municipality raised a giant flag of Saudi on the World's tallest flag pole at King Abdullah Square in Jeddah. These giant flag pole holds the world record in Guinness Book of Records. See Also : No Big Vehicle for Expats




Jeddah giant flag pole holds first position in the record of World's tallest flag poles with a height of 171 meters, while the second record holds Dushanbe Flagpole which is at Palace of Nations in Dushanbe, Tajikistan with a height of 165 meters and third position holds National Flag pole in Azerbaijan with a height of 162 meters. Recommended : Umrah From Riyadh By Bus

World's Talles Flag Pole in Jeddah Saudi Arabia

- Jeddah tallest flag pole flag has a height of 49.5 meters and width of 33 meters, It weighs about 570 kg. Similar Article : Green Card in Saudi like USA




- The flagpole of Jeddah is made up of 500 tons of steel, It is cylindrical in shape. It is surrounded with 13 special lights. Read also : Chamber Of Commerce Attestation

Jeddah Flag Pole Guinness Record





- It has aircraft warning light, a unit to gauge the wind direction and speed including volume of rain and atmospheric humidity, It also include advanced cameras. Related Article : Probation Period as per Labor Law


UMRAH SERVICE FROM RIYADH BY BUS

UMRAH FROM RIYADH BY BUS

Many travel agencies in Saudi Arabia are operating services of Umrah from Riyadh by bus. These Umrah services are separated in two packages, First Umrah package is Riyadh to Madinah then Madina to Makkah at last Makkah to Riyadh. The second Umrah package is without Madina, It is direct Riyadh to Makkah and then Makkah to Madina. 




These packages are on weekends from Haara, While From Batha (Old Saptco Stand) you will find on weekends as well as on weekdays. To book the tickets you need to go one of travel operator offices, which is usually in Haara or Batha. Once you booked the tickets they will tell you the bus departure time. Recommended : Umrah on Visit Visa

- Generally, For Madina and Makkah umrah package the timing will be after Asar (4 PM) from Haara and after Magrib or Isha (7 to 8 PM) from batha.




- The cost of this package will be above 100 Saudi Riyal. If you need hotel to stay in Makkah you can book with them at the time of booking your ticket on low cost. Related Article : Hajj without tasreeh

- For direct Riyadh to Makkah Umrah package you must visit Batha, The buses will start departure from 3 PM on both weekends as well as on weekdays.




- These Umrah packages are based on 3 to 5 days, Depending on the day you are traveling. Similar Article : Check Hajj Eligibility

- These both Umrah packages will stop their buses on the way to perfom Salah (prayer), Lunch or dinner etc,. Read Also : SAPTCO Bus Services

- At Taif, These buses will be stopped at Meeqat for bath, From where you start your Umrah pilgrimage.




- After one hour of Meeqat, You will be reached in Makkah, Where your bus driver will ask you to meet on some day to travel back to Riyadh after completion your Umrah pilgrimage. You May Like It : Hajj for Iqama Holders

Beside Buses, You can also find Taxi's in Batha, Riyadh. Which is only one way, They will drop you at Makkah on charging 100 Saudi Riyal.

UMRAH SERVICE FROM RIYADH BY BUS

GREEN CARD SYSTEM IN SAUDI ARABIA

GREEN CARD SYSTEM IN SAUDI ARABIA

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is looking forward to introduce "Green Card" program for expatriates, which will be in place in 5 years, It is similar to United States Green Card system. This system may allow expatriates to get permanent residence in Saudi.




This surprising news was from Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saudi while having interview with Bloomberg. This System will help the kingdom to generate new revenues for the national economy as part of improving non oil revenue. Its a large package of programs that will restructure revenue generating sectors. Recommended :  Saudi Arabia Jawazat


- It will allow expatriates to invest in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.




- Saudi Green Card will allow Muslims and Arabs to remain for long time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

- This Saudi green card system may end the current system of Muqeem Cards. Recommended : Muqeem Resident ID Card

- It may also possible the current kafala system will be abolished if this system implemented. Similar : Check Sponsor ID

- The Saudi Green Card holders will have to pay Zakat, Valued Added Taxes, Insurance premiums.




- This system may allow expatriates to own the property in Saudi Arabia like real estate, trade, industry and firms. Read Also : Expatriates Population

Green Card System is currently under study by the government of Saudi Arabia, So, It will be implement in the next five years.




United States Green Card System :

Green Card in United States allows expatriates to live and work permanently in US, It is valid for 10 years and it is renewable, It is a path of gaining citizenship. You may also like : Muqeem for New Expats

GREEN SYSTEM PROGRAM IN SAUDI ARABIA

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