DAMMAM — Saudi cultural attachés have favorably responded to requests by scholarship students to reinstate their right to receive private tutoring under certain conditions set by the Ministry of Education, Al-Hayat newspaper reported.

The practice was banned by the ministry two years ago.

According to the conditions, the lessons should cover only academic subjects, should not bet for the preparatory stages, the students must obtain prior approval of the cultural attaché in the concerned country, the amount of compensation should not exceed one month's basic salary, and the lessons should not be for a subject or material for which permission was granted previously.