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Saudi Arabia opens doors to American students for cultural awareness

The Saudi Arabian flag.
The Saudi Arabian flag. Image by Iqbal Osman / CC BY 2.0

A group of American students is currently on a visit to Saudi Arabia, as part of an initiative to introduce the kingdom to young people around the world and increase cultural understanding. They are visiting numerous cultural and technology sites, including the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology. Saudi Arabia is one of the most difficult places in the world to visit as a tourist, as it rarely grants tourist visas to non-Gulf residents, but this is gradually changing. Read more: english.alarabiya.net