Saudi Press: Saudi Arabia Targets 100 million Visitors Annually by 2030

Sunday 1441/11/7 - 2020/06/28
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Riyadh, June 28, 2020, SPA -- Saudi newspapers highlighted in their editorials today a number of issues, at local, regional, and international arenas.
Al-Riyadh newspaper said in its editorial that the tourism industry in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is witnessing a significant development, and targeting 100 million visitors annually by 2030.
The paper pointed out that the Ministry of Tourism has announced its plans to increase the number of tourist sites by more than 150% in less than two years only, confirming the government’s keenness to develop this sector and achieve its full goals.
The paper concluded that supporting tourism industry in Saudi Arabia aims to increase its contribution to the Kingdom's GDP from 3 to 10 percent, and most importantly, to secure one million new job opportunities.
Al-Yaum newspaper said in its editorial that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the founding and active countries in the United Nations General Assembly and playing important roles in many of its specialized organizations and agencies.
The paper said that the efforts of Saudi Arabia are including in financial and logistical support to the United Nations Center for Combating Terrorism, and commit to promote international principles and the rule of law.
The paper cited the statement of the Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations, Ambassador Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Muallami, in the virtual ceremony to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter held yesterday, who emphasized the supportive position of Saudi Arabia for every option to restore peace and harmony, as it beliefs in the principles of the United Nations Charter.
-- SPA
09:29 LOCAL TIME 06:29 GMT
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