Saudi Arabia has announced that it will reopen its border to foreign tourists who have completed the vaccine dose after being closed for 18 months due to the coronavirus epidemic. The government of the most influential country in the Middle East announced this on Friday morning.
So through this announcement now anyone can go to Umrah, anytime. Which attracts millions of Muslims from all over the world every year.
“The Ministry of Tourism has announced that Saudi Arabia will open its doors to tourists and revoke the suspended entry of tourist visa holders from August 1,” the Saudi state news agency said.
The Saudi ministry added that vaccinators from the Saudi government-approved Pfizer, Astrogeneca, Moderna and Johnson vaccines would be able to enter Saudi Arabia “without institutional quarantine.” However, within the previous 72 hours, they will have to have corona negative evidence in the PCR Covid-19 test.
Riyadh has spent billions to build the tourism industry as part of its efforts to diversify its oil-dependent economy. Such an initiative of the government of the country is a continuation of this.
It is to be mentioned that 5 lakh 23 thousand 396 people have been infected with corona in Saudi Arabia so far. Of which 6 thousand 212 people died.