The Saudi Finance Minister surprised all expatriates in Saudi Arabia, with a very harsh decision and something that was not expected, during his interview with Saudi Arabia's Al-Arabiya News, the repercussions and contents of the dialogue that Al-Arabiya broadcast yesterday in a few lines, through this article, so follow us.
Through this interview, Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan said today that the government in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will take strict and very severe financial measures that exceed the usual, and may be painful for migrant workers as well, in order to combat the repercussions of the Corona Virus pandemic.
On the one hand, Muhammad Al-Jadaan added, in excerpts from an interview with Al-Arabiya, that it was published yesterday evening that the Saudi government is exploring several options and on all levels to cope with these difficult circumstances that the Kingdom is going through.
Muhammad Al-Jadaan emphasized that some of the Kingdom's general budget expenditures should be reduced in an urgent manner. Muhammad Al-Jadaan continued that the Kingdom had not faced such a crisis before, indicating that revenues have witnessed a significant and significant decline that must be interfered with in any way.
Muhammad Al-Jadaan stressed that the Saudi government will place among its priorities in the current stage the preservation of citizens' jobs in the private sector, as well as maintaining the continuity of basic services for citizens and expatriates.
But also not at the expense of the state treasury, expatriates may incur retroactive fees and many service fees that they were exempted from during the Corona period in the country.
And until this time, the Ministry of Health in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced today, 1595 new cases of new Corona virus were recorded, bringing the total number of infections in the Kingdom to thirty thousand two hundred and fifty one.
Through the statement, the number of deaths in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reached two hundred cases, after recording and nine new deaths due to the virus, while the number of people recovering from the virus rose to 5431 cases, after recording the recovery of 955 people today.
Through it, the Saudi Ministry of Health also clarified that 24,620 active cases receive health care, including 143 "critical" cases.
She said that the proportion of Saudis in the total of new cases represents 24%, while the proportion of other nationalities is 76%, and the ministry has added that the female percentage of the total new cases is 14% and males 86%, and the infection rate for adults out of the total new cases is 92%, and children 6%, And the elderly 2%.