Governments and government controlled entities have started releasing details of financial relief packages aimed at protecting the UAE and Saudi Arabia from the effects of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) global pandemic.

The spread of the virus will also have a negative impact on future work. Brent crude prices dropped to just over $45 a barrel after Opec failed to reach an oil production cut agreement with Russia on 6 March, which means government budgets in the region will now be under….

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