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Al-Khatib: Saudi Red Sea Authority to Boost Kingdom’s Status as Leading Destination for Global Sustainable Coastal Tourism

Riyadh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Red Sea Authority Ahmad Al-Khatib has expressed gratitude and appreciation to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, after the Cabinet approved the Regulatory Arrangements of the authority, which organize recreational marine activities along Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast and enables its sustainable use and development.

He stressed that the approval is an extension of the continued support the wise leadership lends to the Red Sea coastal tourism sector, to realize the ambitious vision of promoting renewable tourism and sustainable development, and highlight the potential of the Red Sea as an international tourist destination.

Al-Khatib said that the significant growth of the authority’s role, especially in the coastal tourism sector, is the result of the leadership’s keenness to organize and constantly develop this sector to achieve the sustainable development of the Red Sea and ensure the preservation of its environment.

He added that the authority will play a pivotal role in launching initiatives for coastal tourism in the Red Sea and promoting the Kingdom’s development through tourism while preserving its environmental components and the Red Sea natural wealth.

Source: Saudi Press Agency