JEDDAH — Saudi Arabia has reduced visit visa fees drastically for Pakistanis effective from Feb. 15, according to a press statement of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Islamabad.

According to the new fee structure, visit visa fee for single entry has been slashed from SR2,000 ($533) to SR338 ($90) while the fee for multiple entry visa reduced from SR3,000 ($800) to SR675 ($180), the statement added.

This gesture is announced ahead of the first official state visit of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, to Pakistan, beginning from Sunday.