The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has designated 2024 as the “Year of Camels”, to celebrate the cultural significance of camels in the Arabian Peninsula’s people’s lives.The decision to designate the Saudi Council of Ministers was made at a meeting led by King Salman bin Abdul Aziz on Tuesday, December 19.

The Ministry of Culture will oversee the Year of Camels events, aiming to emphasize the value of camels and their connection to Saudi identity.