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Iran Tourism Sector Attracts $4.5b of Investment, 1,800 Projects Underway

Iran Tourism Sector Attracts $4.5b of Investment, 1,800 Projects UnderwayIran Tourism Sector Attracts $4.5b of Investment, 1,800 Projects Underway

Over 1,800 tourism projects are currently underway across the country with an investment worth 430 trillion rials ($4.5 billion), heralding bright prospects for the industry, said the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization. 
During his visit to the southern province of Fars on Tuesday, Ali Asghar Mounesan emphasized that efforts are aimed at “completing over 1200 projects by the end of the current administration’s term [2021],” CHTN reported.
Focusing on the global image of the historically rich region, Mounesan noted, “With a share of 17 trillion rials ($179 million) of the total investment, Fars will enjoy 177 new facilities which will add 5600 beds to the province’s lodging capacity.”
Reportedly, Fars is already able to accommodate over 17,000 visitors.

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