TEHRAN – Iran’s Tourism Information Office was inaugurated in Istanbul, Turkey in a ceremony attended by deputy head of Cultural Iran’s Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization’s Investment and Projects Department, Mehdi Jahangiri.
According to IRNA, the office will be administered by a Turk investor named Salman Chatin.
Addressing the gathering, Jahangiri elaborated on Iran’s potentials for investment in the tourism sector and said that supporting foreign investors was one of the most important programs of the government.
Describing cultural heritage and tourism as a rich field, he further said that prosperity of the field will help promote economy because tourism has become a dynamic industry in the world.
Citing job generation, economic growth and dynamism as among the achievements of the tourism industry, Jahangiri further said that fortunately, in Iran grounds for materializing the goals are ready.
Approving plans for promoting tourism areas and providing facilities for tourists are among the government’s measures to support investment in the field.