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Over 100 mln tourists visit Saudi Arabia in 2023

Riyadh, Feb 28 (UNI) Saudi Arabia received 106.2 million domestic and international tourists in 2023, the Saudi Ministry of Tourism said in a statement on Tuesday.
The total number of tourists represented a 56-percent increase from 2019 and a 12-percent rise from 2022. The number of international tourists reached 27.4 million, showing a 56-percent increase from 2019 and a 65-percent rise from 2022, said the ministry.
The milestone positions the kingdom as an emerging global tourism powerhouse, and motivates the authority to set a new ambitious target of welcoming 150 million tourists by 2030, it said.
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Landmine explosion kills 4 in NE Cambodia: official

20 Apr 2024 | 9:33 PM

Phnom penh, Apr 20 (UNI) Four villagers were killed and two others were wounded in a landmine explosion in northeast Cambodia's Mondulkiri province on Saturday, a mine clearance chief said.

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Landmine explosion kills 4 in NE Cambodia: official

20 Apr 2024 | 9:15 PM

Phnom Penh, Apr 20 (UNI) Four villagers were killed and two others were wounded in a landmine explosion in northeast Cambodia's Mondulkiri province on Saturday, a mine clearance chief said.

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Bali suggests foreign tourists get dengue fever vaccines amid increasing cases

20 Apr 2024 | 8:14 PM

Jakarta, Apr 20 (UNI) Indonesia's Bali regional government has called on foreign tourists in the resort island to get dengue jabs as the dengue fever cases are currently increasing in the country.

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Sri Lanka introduces online visa system for sea route travelers

20 Apr 2024 | 7:29 PM

Colombo, Apr 20 (UNI) Sri Lanka's Immigration and Emigration Department has introduced an online visa system for travelers entering Sri Lanka by ship, a senior official said on Saturday.

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Namibia disappointed by U S veto of UN membership for Palestine

20 Apr 2024 | 7:23 PM

Windhoek, Apr 20 (UNI) Namibia has expressed its disappointment following the recent decision by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) not to adopt a resolution granting the State of Palestine full membership in the United Nations.

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