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Saudi sacks officials at tourism projects on corruption charges

CAIRO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia sacked a number of officials at tourism projects including the historical northwestern site al-Ula and the Red Sea mega projects on charges of corruption, state news agency SPA reported on Friday, citing a royal decree.

The officials are under investigation over encroachment on lands belonging to these projects, SPA reported. (Reporting by Samar Hassan; Writing by Marwa Rashad; Editing by Tom Hogue)