JEDDAH, (Pakistan Point News – 13th Jan, 2017) : Foreign Ministry official Usama Nugali confirmed while talking to a newspaper that Saudi Arabia has adopted a new mechanism to grant business visas for foreign investors within 24 hours. He said that the new measure is aimed to allow foreign investors to obtain business visas within a day. The application system for new visas for business people and delegations has been effective since January. The process for visit visas for commercial firms operating in Saudi Arabia will be applied within the next few days. The step reportedly comes in accordance with directives of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs, which has called to stimulate the investment environment in a manner to improve business performance in the private sector.