Discovering Islamic Art

BY Aramco ExPats / /

I first became an author in 2000 when my book 'The Children's Encyclopaedia of Arabia' was published. I had an opportunity to visit the Aramco schools in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia talking about it with the children, teachers and staff.

Faryal Completed Her Chinese Language Course

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Faryal Haque recently completed Level 3 in her Chinese Language and Culture course from the Confucius Institute at the University of Karachi (UoK).

Ameen-Khatam-e-Quran of Baby Zoya Imran

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Baby Zoya Imran is the elder daughter of Imran Ahmed Khan Ghouri and Erum Imran and granddaughter of Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan.

I’ve Been Riding on the Railroad

BY Aramco ExPats / /

A recent round-trip train ride between Seattle, Washington and Chico, California brought to mind some memorable past train rides in Russia while impressing me with how much Amtrak has upgraded and enhanced train travel in the U.S. in recent years.

Dr. Kiran A. Rehman’s Birthday and BBQ Party

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

October 2nd is the birthday of Dr. Kiran Ata ur Rehman, daughter of Eng. Iqbal Ahmed Khan. This year, the day was within a week time of Eid Ul Azha. 

Tragedy in Mecca

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Last Thursday, tragedy struck pilgrims on their way to visit the holy city of Mecca as more than 700 people died in a stampede on a walkway leading to the Jakarta pillars where the symbolic stoning of the devil is carried out by worshipers taking part in the Hajj.

Country Specific Information

BY Jerry Hurych / /

New to the Kingdom? Have questions about exit/entry requirements? Check out the Department of State’s Country Specific Information for Saudi Arabia.

Saving for Retirement: Tax Deductible vs Roth Contributions

BY Reilly Financial Advisors / /

Did you know, regardless of how savvy an investor is when choosing stocks, if they lack the understanding of which type of account is most effective for their personal financial situation, they could end up paying Uncle Sam tens of thousands or more in taxes than necessary over a lifetime.

Capital Splendor

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The recent gathering of Aramco annuitants in Washington, DC in celebration of visit of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman reminded us of what an enjoyable experience a visit to the nation's capital can be.

What is a Go-Bag?

BY Jerry Hurych / /

What is a go-bag? Aramco Expats | Jerry Hurych A go-bag is a term that refers to a bag packed with essentials you would want to have with you if you have to depart quickly.

What can the Consulate do in a Crisis?

BY Jerry Hurych / /

Our Goal To ensure that all U.S. citizen victims and families get appropriate, timely assistance and care when faced with crises.

Warden Wednesday

BY Jerry Hurych / /

Did You Know?... 8.7 million U.S. citizens live abroad and more than 80 million U.S. citizens travel abroad annually.

Global Entry Program

BY Jerry Hurych / /

Frequent Traveler to the US? Want to avoid long lines in immigration upon your return? Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for per-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States.

Lost Passport Procedures

BY Jerry Hurych / /

Lost your passport? Have urgent travel? Not to worry. We can help! If you have lost your passport, the first step is to report that you lost your passport to the Consulate.

King Salman's U.S. Visit

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Honoring a long history of cooperation and friendship between the Kingdom and the United States, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman ibn ‘Abd Al-‘Aziz Al-Sa'ud took center stage at a pair of events hosted by the company during his recent visit to Washington, D.C.

Facing the Realities of Your Estate

BY Reilly Financial Advisors / /

Did you know that without proper planning, you may unintentionally end up leaving a significant portion of your hard earned assets to the government, creditors, or unintended heirs?

Anas Arif Weds Dr. Afshan Rizwan in Karachi

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

A conglomerate of Aramcons, both current and retired, gathered in Karachi, Pakistan to celebrate the wedding ceremony of Anas Arif, son of Arif Qamar #74444, on the 5th of August, 2015.

Nation to Nation, People to People: The Human Connection

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The strengthening of the strategic partnership between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States was the central theme of a visit last week by Keeper of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman ibn ’Abd Al-’Aziz Al Sa’ud to Washington, DC, where he and his top advisers met with President Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and other government leaders.

1990's Club

BY Aramco ExPats / /

One of many colorful offsprings of the Aramcon expat's lifestyle is a group known as the 1990's Club.