Iran, Turkey to Enhance Tourism Cooperation

Iran, Turkey to Enhance Tourism Cooperation

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A meeting was held between Iranian and Turkish officials to develop tourism cooperation between the two countries.

The Director General of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts of Tehran province Parham Janfshan announced on Saturday the holding of a meeting to develop tourism cooperation with Batman province of Turkey in coordination and invitation of the Iranian Travel Services Association.

The meeting, which was attended by government officials and the private sector in Turkey’s Batman Province, was aimed at familiarizing the two sides with the potential of tourism and handicrafts to develop cooperation.

"The capacities of Tehran Province in exporting handicrafts, especially in the glass and glass sector, as well as cultural, historical and natural attractions to attract tourists from Batman Province were expressed,” said the Iranian official.

"In 2 days, the most important tourist attractions of Tehran province and investment opportunities in the form of a tour with the cooperation of the Iranian Association of Travel Services Offices were shown to the invited guests from Batman province,” he stated.

"Batman is one of the largest provinces in Turkey with many historical and natural attractions," said Hormatullah Rafiei, president of the Iranian Association of Travel Services Offices.

"Defining a new tourist destination on the Tehran-Isfahan-Shiraz route, centered on Tehran, was one of the goals of the meeting for tourists from Batman province," he said.

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