Over 2.9 million foreigners visit Iran in 11 months

Over 2.9 million foreigners visit Iran in 11 months

Iran’s Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Ezzatollah Zarghami said here that more than 2,900,000 foreign tourists have traveled to Iran in 11 months.

Talking to the Iranian state TV on Tuesday night, Zarghami said that in the last 11 months, especially after the reissuance of visas, more than 2.9 million foreign tourists have traveled to Iran, adding that the number of foreign tourists is increasing rapidly.

Zarghami said that according to the World Tourism Organization (WTO), the tourism industry will return to the normal situation before the COVID-19 Pandemic by the end of 2024 and the tourism industry in Iran will progress earlier than this date.

 

Over 2.9 million foreigners visit Iran in 11 months

Earlier, Zarghami had said that the Islamic Republic’s administration was weighing canceling visa requirements for spectators traveling between Qatar and Iran during the FIFA World Cup 2022.

 

 

By IRNA