ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Jul 2012

In July 2012, the government of Saudi Arabia announced a change to the rules for resident foreign nationals.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Government circular, can be found on the following news sire: http://www.alrakoba.net/news-action-show-id-64571.htm

Newspaper: http://www.arabnews.com/govt-schools-close-doors-expat-students-over-8


Inception date: 14 Jul 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Post-migration treatment

On 14 July 2012, the Saudi Ministry of Education published a circular announcing that starting from school year 2012/13; foreign children over the age of 8 will no longer be admitted in Saudi public schools. This decision discourages the immigration of foreign workers who have children and wish to work in Saudi Arabia.

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