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Saudi Arabia to issue visas for sports, culture events

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will begin issuing visas to visitors to attend sporting and cultural events from December, officials said Tuesday, a first for the kingdom as it seeks to kick start tourism. "Saudi Arabia will open up its borders to fans of live sport, music and culture for the first time with the launch of a new online visa process dedicated to welcoming international tourists," the kingdom’s General Sports Authority said. The new visa process will be first introduced in December for a Formula E motor racing…