Tom Merkel Obituary

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Legal Update from Saudi Arabia

Government Contracts Saudi Arabia’s 2016 construction spending on development projects is projected to attain $229 billion, a 20% reduction from last year, with similar projections for 2017.1 To achieve these savings, projects must either being scaled back, cancelled or delayed. Priorities under Vision 2030 will include education, healthcare, science, technology, and e-governance. With 30%+ of the workforce employed in infrastructure …

Saudi Arabia Vision 2030

The much anticipated 2030 Vision for Saudi Arabia prepared by the Council of Economic and Development Affairs has received the endorsement of the Council of Ministers on Monday 25 April 2016. The 2030 Vision sets forth a comprehensive programme for the socio-economic progress of the Kingdom based on certain key pillars such as the Kingdom’s status in the Islamic world, its determination to become a global …