The Kingdom said on Tuesday, Saudi Arabia will offer an electronic visa for the visitors of other countries to attend sporting events and concerts from December.
Nowadays, outsiders traveling to the country are mostly limited to resident workers and their children, business travelers, and Muslim wayfarers who are given special visas to travel to holy sites.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is looking for developing new industries to prevent Saudi Arabia off addiction on oil exports. Economic improvements goal to boost total tourism spending in the country, by local peoples as well as foreigners, to $46.6 billion in 2020 from $27.9 billion in 2015.
"We hope the Saudia Diriyah E Prix will see fans from around the globe come to Saudi Arabia to watch this epic sporting spectacle as now your ticket is your visa," said Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal, vice chair of the GSA.