Passengers left Saudi Arabia on Tuesday morning as international flights resumed, with arrivals to the country facing a mandatory three-day quarantine. International passenger flights have been allowed to operate with limited capacity for expatriates who have applied through a Ministry of Interior initiative that allows people in the country legally or illegally, visitors and tourism visa holders to return home.

In other news, Saudi Arabia will invest $810 billion (Dh2.97 trillion) worth of mega projects to help boost the tourism sector over the next 10 years. Developed by the Public Investment Fund, the tourism tasks will unfold over 64,634 sq. kilometres, with an estimated worth exceeding $810 billion, in accordance to the Ministry of Tourism.

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