Saudi Arabia launches Al-Ulatourist task

ROME – Al-Ula, house to UNESCO World Heritage Site Madain Saleh, will be exposed to the world when tourism-related tasks in the area are total, Arab News reports.
Thestatement was made by Amr Madani, CEO of the Royal Commission for Al-Ula(RCU), throughout the launch of a neighborhood advocacy program targeted at promoting awareness around heritage and ecological conservation. The “Hammayah” program (Arabicfor defense) was released on Thursday at the Tantora Cultural Festival.
Theprogram is slated to develop 2,500job opportunity in the area, all of whom will be groomed into gatekeepers to their city’s natural marvels. The RCU was developed in 2015 by royal decree. Hammayah will hold workshops to teach residents how to assist safeguard the area and promote’s historical sites.
“We are delighted to be launching one of the most significant community initiatives in Al-Ula,”stated Abdul Aziz Al-Aqeel, RCU operations officer. “We are encouraging our people to be custodians of their homelands. Al-Ula is a place of extraordinary history and heritage.” Intra-Kingdomtourists have actually inscribed numerous messages on the rocks and mountains of Al-Ulaover centuries, according toMadani “We are now hoping tourists will come in from abroad,” he stated. “We want to ensure a strategic plan is in place before investors begin launching their businesses in the region. There has been human activity in the area for thousands of years and every generation has left behind traces of their existence. In fact, the vast landscape is dotted with some of the most fascinating and significant archaeological remains in the Middle East and North Africa.” Tourism will represent 70 percent of Al-Ula’s economy. “The region will have a tourism college by 2019,” includedMadani In addition, organizers hope the mountainous area will produce an appealing location for filmmakers. Spanning a five-year duration, the RCU-sponsored scholarship program offers youth an opportunity to communicate with first-rate organizations in the United States, UK and France, to name a few superior locations. 

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