Saudi announces 90-day amnesty for visa violators


MNA Business Desk: The Interior Ministry of Saudi Arabia launched a “A Nation Without Violations” campaign to give residency and labor law violators 90 days to leave the country without penalties.

Prince Mohammed bin Naif, crown prince, deputy prime minister and minister of interior, urged violators to take advantage of the 90-day grace period, which becomes effective March 29, to correct their status and make use of the assistance provided.

The crown prince directed authorities to facilitate the procedures of people who seek to leave the country within the specified period and relieve them from all sanctions.

However, the General Directorate of Passports and the Immigration Department completed preparations to facilitate the departure of violators, reported news agency.