Minister of Education, Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh has issued a decision including a number of exceptional measures to address the conditions of male and female scholars and their companions outside the Kingdom due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), in light of the wise leadership’s interest in them in all countries of the world.
The decision stated continuing disbursement of financial allocations, medical insurance, and treatment allowance to male and female scholars and their companions, including those who have been suspended from disbursement, or whose scholarships have ended and they are still in the country of scholarship.
The decision included not suspending the disbursement to male and female scholars and their companions, whatever might be the reason for the suspension, and the disbursement of a financial allowance for a month to those who have left their residences, graduated and still in the country of scholarship and unable to return to the Kingdom, and to students suspended from disbursement.
The decision also stipulated that the implementation of these measures shall not exceed three months during the emergency period.
Last Modified Date: 29/03/2020 - 11:44 AM Saudi Arabia Time