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Saudi Arabia to provide PR green card

 International Desk

 Published: 05:13 PM, 15 May 2019   Updated: 05:14 PM, 15 May 2019

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Saudi government will give immigrants permanent residency. The country is going to introduce a special system in line with the green card.

Basically the government of Saudi Arabia will allow permanent residence to attract the wealthy foreigners and skilled workers in Saudi Arabia.

The proposal was approved by the Saudi Arabian cabinet on Tuesday. Reuters news agency.

Reuters reported on behalf of the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) that the Saudi Shura (policy maker) Council approved the proposal about a month ago. On Tuesday it got the cabinet's approval.

Local media reported that this system would allow permits to settle permanently in Saudi Arabia with a flat fee. Besides, there will be a chance to become an owner of the property and business.

Currently, in sponsorship-based system in Saudi, a worker is allowed to get permit of residence if a Saudi employer agrees to sponsor.