Cabinet resolution #9, dated 12/1/1421 provided for establishing a Higher Commission for Tourism. The new entity was envisaged as taking charge of national tourism development, boost the role of the sector and mitigate obstacles, so that tourism becomes a primary productive sector that supports the country's economy. Pursuant to the resolution, the Higher Commission for Tourism was established on Safar 1421 - Shaban 1423, in order to develop a national tourism plan comprised of a 20-year development plan and a 5-year action plan as the First Phase of the Master Plan. The comprehensive policy and strategy plan includes a package of new programs and initiatives to promote the integrated and sustainable growth of the industry in Saudi Arabia.
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