On 2 January 2022, the Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in Riyadh held a Press Conference on the Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan on the introduction of a unilateral visa-free regime for several foreign countries, including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which came into force on 1 January 2022.
The representatives from media, stakeholders engaged in tourism and investment of the host country as well as social media activists attended the press conference.
The Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan to Saudi Arabia Akram Karimi elaborated on the initiative of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan on the introduction of the unilateral visa-free regime for citizens of several countries, including Saudi Arabia, and stressed the importance of this timely step for further strengthening of cooperation between Tajikistan and Saudi Arabia, particularly in the areas of tourism, trade and investment.
During the event, videos reflecting the beautiful nature, as well as tourism opportunities and investment atmosphere in Tajikistan were presented.
The Embassy also organized a photo exhibition entitled "Tajikistan – The Promising Tourism Destination" on the sidelines of the press conference.