Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Leads Global Tourism Recovery: UN Tourism Ranking 2023

Travel Saudi Arabia allows direct entry from six countries, including Pakistan

Saudi Arabia has emerged as a frontrunner in the global tourism recovery, topping the United Nations Tourism ranking for the growth of international tourist arrivals in 2023 compared to 2019, according to the latest World Tourism Barometer report released last month. The Kingdom’s remarkable achievements underscore its resilience and growing …

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Saudi Arabia Unveils 5 New Visa Categories to Attract Global Talent and Investment

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In a strategic move to enhance its appeal to skilled professionals and investors, Saudi Arabia has introduced five new visas under its “premium residency products.” Aligned with the nation’s Vision 2030 goals for economic transformation and global business prominence, these visa categories aim to contribute to economic diversification and increased …

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Saudi Arabia’s Ambitious Drive Towards Electric Vehicles

Lucid electric car

In a significant move towards diversifying its economy and embracing clean energy initiatives, Saudi Arabia has set its sights on becoming a prominent global player in the manufacturing of electric vehicles (EVs) and related products, including electric batteries. This bold endeavor was unveiled by Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources, …

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UK, US, and Schengen tourism visa holder’s can now enter Saudi Arabia with an eVisa

Travel Saudi Arabia allows direct entry from six countries, including Pakistan

The Ministry of Tourism announced that the United Kingdom, United States, and Schengen tourism visa holders, as well as permanent residents from any European Union country, can now enjoy streamlined entry to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by applying for an instant eVisa via the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. …

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Saudi Arabia now ranks 2nd globally as fastest growing tourism destination

Travel Saudi Arabia allows direct entry from six countries, including Pakistan

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ranked 13th globally, advancing by 12 places on the World Tourism Organization (WTO) index, as one of the top countries receiving international tourists in 2022, compared to the 25th place in 2019. The number of international tourists who visited the Kingdom, for all travel purposes, …

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Saudi Arabia welcomes the BIE Enquiry Mission for Riyadh Expo 2030

Saudi Arabia welcomes the BIE Enquiry Mission for Riyadh Expo 2030

Members of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) Enquiry Mission arrived in Riyadh on March 5 to start their 6-day evaluation process of the Riyadh Candidacy for World Expo 2030. The BIE delegation is headed by Patrick Specht, Chairperson of the Enquiry Mission and President of the BIE Administration and …

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Saudi Arabia Fans Express Pride of Saudi Team’s Historic Victory over Argentina in the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022

Saudi Arabia Beat Argentina in Fifa World Cup 2022

The Saudi and Arab fans expressed their immense pride and joy after the Saudi national football team’s historic victory over its star-studded Argentine counterpart within the 32-team FIFA World Cup (Qatar 2022) is currently being played in Qatar. #PICTURES: Minister of Sports Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal (@AbdulazizTF) expressing his …

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Saudi Arabia issued over 1 million e-visas for tourists since 2019

Travel Saudi Arabia allows direct entry from six countries, including Pakistan

More than 1 million electronic tourist visas have been issued in Saudi Arabia since the launch of the service in 2019, the Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Tourism announced. During the Digital Government Forum, Eng. Ibrahim Al-Suhaim, an official in the tourist visas service, stated that one of the most important …

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Pakistanis working in Saudi Arabia send US $ 5.8 billion annually

Rupee continues upward trend against dollar

Minister for Communications and Postal Services, Asad Mahmood on Wednesday said two million Pakistanis working in Saudi Arabia sent US $ 5.8 billion to their native country every year to strengthen the national economy. The minister said this during a meeting with Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan, Nawaf Bin …

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Saudi Arabia introduces visit visa for Umrah in 24 hours 

Travel Saudi Arabia allows direct entry from six countries, including Pakistan

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah on Thursday announced the launching of an electronic service to apply for Umrah visa for individual from outside Saudi Arabia. “The visit visa for Umrah will be issued now within 24 hours. Applications for Umrah visas can be submitted from …

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