A report in GulfBusiness.com says that Amazon has opened a new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 

“The company will house employees from various sectors of the company’s operations in the kingdom, including e-commerce, smart devices, Amazon Payments Services, Amazon Internet Services, and Amazon Advertising,” according to the report. 

“With the opening of the new office, Amazon is also working to launch an initiative to empower and train Saudi talent by meeting with employees working in various functions across the company. Details about the initiative will be announced later this year.”

Ronaldo Mouchawar, vice president of Amazon Middle East and North Africa said, “We are pleased to inaugurate our new office in the capital of the kingdom, confirming our commitment to serving Amazon customers, vendor partners, and employees in the kingdom, as well as supporting its social and economic growth in line with the Saudi Vision 2030. We will continue to develop our investments in the kingdom across various sectors, including e-commerce, smart devices, and Amazon Payment Services, among others.