Tag: World Bank

    Saudi Arabia and World Bank create $100m fund to develop sustainable tourism

    Saudi Arabia, in partnership with the World Bank, pledged $100 million to create a global fund for inclusive tourism, according to the kingdom’s tourism minister Ahmed Al Khateeb, The National reports. “This will be the first and the only global fund dedicated solely to sustainable international tourism growth,” Mr Al Khateeb said at the Tourism […]

    Why the UAE should hold Cop28

    On his opening trip to Asia as the Biden administration’s special presidential envoy for climate, John Kerry’s first stop was Abu Dhabi, where he attended the Regional Climate Dialogue in April. “It was not your usual diplomatic visit,” WAM and The National said, adding that rather than being confined to reception rooms, Kerry was given […]