RIYADH: Iranian Deputy Minister of Cultural Heritage and Tourism, Maryam Jalali Dehkordi, has shared the ongoing efforts between Iran and Saudi Arabia to enhance their tourism relations and eliminate visa requirements.
Currently in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to participate in World Tourism Day events, Maryam Jalali Dehkordi affirmed that she had engaged in discussions with Sultan M. Al-Musallam, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Tourism for International Affairs. Their talks centered on finding ways to address obstacles hindering the development of tourism relations between the two nations.
Dehkordi extended an invitation to the Saudi Minister of Tourism to visit Iran as a gesture of goodwill.
World Tourism Day festivities took place in Riyadh, attracting over 500 officials and experts from 120 countries.
In March of the previous year, Iran and Saudi Arabia announced an agreement to reestablish bilateral relations, facilitated by a Chinese initiative. Following a seven-year estrangement, the two countries restored their diplomatic ties.