Dhaka : The Saudi Visa Service Centre was formally launched on March 21 at Jamuna Future Park in the capital.
Essa Al Duhlain, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Bangladesh, inaugurated the centre.
Saudi Company for Visa and Travel Solutions has announced the formal launch of the Saudi Visa Service Centre in Dhaka.
The visa centre will provide several facilities to applicants, both the Bangladesh and Saudi government, and the broader community, said a press release.
The centre will provide a streamlined and efficient process for visa applications, reducing wait times and improving the overall visa application experience, it said.
This initiative will also provide a boost to tourism and business in Saudi Arabia, thereby contributing to the economic growth of the country.
Currently, the centre is accepting applications for tourism, business, family visit and other categories of visit visas, and the process for submission of work visas will commence shortly.
Saudi Company for Visa and Travel Solutions, a PIF company, operates such centres in 33 countries under the brand name Tasheer.
The centres are operated in partnership with VFS Global, the world's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist serving 67 client governments in 145 countries.
Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmed, Consul General of Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Dhaka Meshari Al Thaebi, Programme Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the KSA Fahad Abothnain, and CEO of Saudi Company for Visa and Travel Solutions Fahad Al Amoud were present at the inauguration.