DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has ordered an inventory of all delayed payments to the private sector, state news agency SPA said on Monday, citing a royal decree.
The decree urged a quick resolution of outstanding payments.
It will also establish a committee headed by the trade and investment minister in charge of gathering data on payment delays to private sector contractors.
The committee will look into reasons for the delays and come up with solutions for speedy repayment.
(Reporting By Maha El Dahan; editing by John Stonestreet) ((Maha.Dahan@thomsonreuters.com; + 9712 4082101; Reuters Messaging: firstname.lastname@example.org))