News ID: 322701
Published: 0253 GMT July 04, 2022

Iran discusses boosting tourism cooperation with Russia

Iran discusses boosting tourism cooperation with Russia

In a meeting held on Sunday, the Deputy Minister of the Iranian Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts discussed developing and promoting tourism relations with a number of Russian officials.

Ali-Asghar Shalbafian met with Yevgeny Kozlov, the head of the Moscow Tourism Committee, and Chechen Minister of Tourism Muslim Baitaziev, according to Mehr News Agency.

In this meeting, important topics related to the field of tourism were discussed with Tatiana Charshavistskaya, Deputy Head of the Moscow Tourism Committee, Orhan Rezayev, Head of Projects of the Moscow Tourism Committee, Sergey Baratov, Deputy Director of International Relations of the Moscow Department of Foreign Economy and International Relations, and Nikitenko Petar, Cultural Attaché, Third Secretary of the Russian Embassy in Iran.

The current tourism status of the two countries and the prospects of joint cooperation, the implementation of the joint action plan document, the cancellation of group visas for tourists, and the importance of the diversity of tourism capacities in Iran, including several historical and tourist attractions, were among the most important subjects that were discussed in the meeting.

Both sides reviewed cooperation in exchanging tourism experiences, signing cultural and tourism agreements, participating in Tehran International Tourism Exhibition and Related Industries.

Iran voiced its readiness to provide coordination between the private tourism sectors of Iran and Russia to hold virtual B2B meeting, cultural weeks and familiarization tour for Iranian cities of Isfahan, Kashan, and Shiraz, to name a few.



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