By Innovation-sa on January 23, 2018 in News
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) stated that the rules and regulations regarding issuance of tourist visas to Saudi Arabia will be published by the end of March and any media reports being circulated regarding the requirements, details and nationality specifications are mere speculations and mostly based on discussions that have not yet been validated.
According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), SCTH is currently working in collaboration with the ministries of interior and foreign affairs to determine the guidelines and requirements of tourist visas and the details will be published in the official gazette and posted on SCTH’s website by the end of first quarter.
Earlier, when tourism visas were issued for a trail period between 2008 and 2010, more than 32,000 tourists were attracted to the Kingdom. With the growth of its tourism sector, Kingdom aims to create more job opportunities and diversify its revenue beyond oil and thereby contribute to Saudi Arabia’s dream program Vision 2030.