Saudi Tourism Minister Ahmed Al-Khatib and his Greek counterpart Harry Theoharis signed an agreement for sustainable coastal and marine tourism cooperation.
During the coastal and marine tourism conference held in Athens, Saudi Arabia and Greece affirmed their commitment to the sustainable development of coastal and marine tourism in their countries.
The agreement dealt with exchanging knowledge and best practices in investment, human capital development, training, event organization, marketing, and promotion to support sustainable coastal and marine tourism in the two countries.
Al-Khatib described this step as positive and said that it is one of the fruits of international cooperation that would achieve a more sustainable future for tourism.
Theoharis explained that coastal and marine tourism is the backbone of tourism offers in Greece, and therefore the protection of ecosystems is among their priorities:
“Looking forward to cooperating with Saudi Arabia and sharing knowledge and best practices to ensure the sustainable development of coastal and marine tourism in our two countries,” he said.