I have just learned that both the KSA and UAE have introduced VAT at 5% on most goods and services. frown

But the Makkah-Madinah high-speed railway will be carrying passengers soon. Planned journey time is two-and-a-half hours, apparently.

By the way, if there was ever an oxymoron, surely it must be a "value added" tax!

If you don't inspect ... don't expect.