The conservative kingdom of Saudi Arabia is presenting this Friday for the first time, a tourist visa is for tourists from 49 countries. So far, the only visas granted to people who are in a business trip, a pilgrimage, or on official state visits.
To which countries the tourist visa is available, it will take place on Friday, later in the day to be announced.
Also, there are more rules for female travellers. They do not need to be accompanied by a man, and not the traditional lichaamsbedekkende clothes to wear. However, tourists are asked is “modest” in dress.
The national no alcohol, no exceptions are made for tourists. Also, non-muslims, and the holy places of Mecca and Medina, do not visit it.
This past december, there was an e-visa is issued to visitors to sporting events and concerts. The country is hoping that it’s not just a job, the limits to tourists, and will provide for approximately $ 100 million (around eur 91 million) a year by 2030. The visa will cost around $ 80.
The Plan of the crown prince Mohammed bin Salman
It’s not just a job, the limits to tourists, as part of the ambitious plans of the crown prince Mohammad bin Salman to be next to the oil and gas industry to new sources of funding, and to create the society of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be more open to the rest of the world.
The country is, for the past few years, the international is now under fire because of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in 2018, and the arrest of several critics, among them prominent female activists, and the ravages of war, that Saudi Arabia at this time, in Yemen as well.
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