Any ideas of how living in Dubai and working in Riyadh will work once Dubai moves to a Sat and Sun weekend ? Any firm announcements ?

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It seems to me like the easiest solution is for firms to switch to Monday-Friday and spend Monday-Thursday in Riyadh instead of Sunday-Wednesday. Honestly, it might even be better for us because now when we’re taking off early to catch our flights on Thursdays, a lot of our Saudi clients will be heading out early for the weekend, too.


Doubt the Saudis will go for a 4.5 day week anytime soon anyways!

You will be working Sundays then my friend. Saudis won’t accept no email/call/meeting Sundays (actually no place in the world works like that). So tricky decision making ahead!

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