Aseer is one of the fastest rising tourist destinations in Saudi Arabia, with $3 billion of PIF projects in the pipeline for tourism and infrastructure. The province is in the southwestern part of Saudi Arabia spanning an area of 80,000 square kilometers. Asir has a distinct natural landscape, with attractive mountains, plains, and sea beaches, as well as a pleasant climate throughout the year, all of which contributed to its quick growth as a significant tourist destination.

2,308,329

population

80,000 km2

in landmass area

STRATEGIC SECTORS
  • Tourism
  • Trade
  • Healthcare
  • Agriculture
  • Mining

KEY FACTS AND FIGURES

385,574

number of employees

312

active factories in Q3 2021

1

international airport and 1 domestic airport

171

dams

27

Hotels

1

industrial city

1

Sport City

5,594

roads length

28

Hospitals with 3,200 beds

16

Towns

REGIONAL BENEFITS

UNIQUE CLIMATE
QUALITY OF HIGHER EDUCATION - KING KHALED UNIVERSITY RANKED 5TH IN SAUDI (SHANGHAI RANKING)
TOURIST POTENTIAL - REGION'S STRATEGY HAS 30 INITIATIVES IN TOURISM
BUSINESS SUPPORT INFRASTRUCTURE
HEALTHCARE INFRASTRUCTURE - KING FAISAL MEDICAL CITY " BUILT TO SERVE THE KINGDOM'S SOUTHERN REGIONS (ASIR - AL-BAHA - NAJRAN - JAZAN)

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Develop

40,000+ housing units to suit all levels of income

Launch

Several projects in communications, health and transport industries

Upgrade

Abha's Airport to host 10 million passengers

Investments

worth over $13 billion in critical projects such as the development of attractions that will transform Asir into a global destination

Buid

23,000 hotel rooms to reach a total of 37,000 by 2030