The Saudi government has announced that it will allow all its citizens to travel internationally after January 1, 2020. However, effective September 15, 2020, the government has allowed "exceptional categories" of residents and citizens to travel.
In the wake of easing restrictions that were put in place to stop the spread of Corona Virus disease. The Bahrain airport authorities have made a new announcement. Starting September 4th, 2020, Bahraini citizens, residents, GCC nationals and citizens, and those eligible for visas on arrival are now allowed to enter the Kingdom.
Saudi Arabia has announced that effective January 2021, expat workers will be banned from working in 117 professions across the engineering sector. The Saudi Council of Engineers has confirmed that foreign engineers with less than five years of experience will no longer be recruited.