The first Chinese tourist arrives Saudi Arabia via e-tourist visa

The first Chinese tourist arrives Saudi Arabia via e-tourist visa
The first Chinese tourist completes the e-tourist visa procedures in King Khalid International Airport

The first Chinese tourist arrives Saudi Arabia via e-tourist visa and completed the necessary procedures to enter Saudi Arabia through King Khalid International Airport, in just a few minutes.

SaudiArabia announced the opening of its doors to tourists from 49 countries aroundthe world, and the launch of e-tourist visa during a celebration, organized bythe Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage in Riyadh.

SaudiArabia plans to be one of the five most hospitable countries in the world by2030, with revenues of up to 10% instead of the current 3% of gross nationalincome, while the number of jobs in the tourism sector will reach 1.6 millionjobs compared to 600 thousand jobs currently.

AhmadAl-Khatib, Chairman of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage,revealed that the abaya will be optional for foreign visitors and residents,but the clothes will be subject to rules such as wearing modest clothing,pointing out that foreign women will not have to wear the abaya.

 "We have hundreds of thousands of Saudi students who have studied abroad and returned, and so we welcome different cultures and religions," Al-Khatib said.

This promo video has been circulating inthe past few days on Twitter since the launch of the system, and showsspectacular views of areas that many do not imagine it within the Kingdom.

SaudiArabia has officially opened its doors and hands to tourists from around theworld by launching e-tourist visa regime.

 "Saudi Arabia has already undergone tremendouschanges in the past few years, including ending the ban on women driving, openingcinemas, and organizing concerts".

Thenew e-tourist visa regime will attract more adventurous travelers, especiallythose who want to visit the Saudi islands, see the unknown historical sites, andexplore a new culture.

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