The government of The Gambia announced on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 that there would be visa-free entry for Saudi citizens into the country.
“A decision has been taken to facilitate entry procedures for all Saudi citizens traveling to Gambia,” the Foreign Ministry said.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Gambians Abroad, this is to encourage and facilitate travel by Saudi nationals to The Gambia for the purposes of investment, trade and tourism.
“The decision would indeed strengthen the distinctive relations between the two countries and continue to encourage the excellent coordination between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of The Gambia and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to achieve the noble goals and aspirations of their leaders respective…
“The implementation of this decision with immediate effect is announced simultaneously by both countries, as is usually done in such cases.”
The Gambia established diplomatic relations with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on May 9, 1974.