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Tehran Official Warns of Visitor Decline

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The number of domestic and foreign tourists to the capital has experienced a decline of over 50% during the first half of the current Iranian year (started March 21), said a top official at the provincial office of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization. 
According to Delavar Bozorgnia, head of Tehran's ICHHTO office, 302,216 foreign travelers have arrived in Tehran since the beginning of the current year down from 626,195 tourists during the same period last year. 
"From the domestic market, the province has received 211,368 tourists while it was host to 514,899 visitors last year in the same period," he was quoted as saying by ILNA. 
 

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