Saudi Arabia launches ‘Awdah’ initiative to facilitate expats’ return home


Saudi authorities have brought in an initiative to facilitate foreigners wishing to return to their home countries amid the coronavirus pandemic. Foreigners can register online in the Awdah (return) initiative recently launched for foreign residents having visas of exit and return, final exit, different types of visit as well as the tourist visas by applying via the electronic platform “Absher” to fly home, according to the Saudi news agency SPA.