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Iran Eyes Iraqis to Boost Tourism Sector

More than 1.63 million Iraqi tourists visited Iran during the first six months of the current fiscal year that ended on Sept. 22, which indicates a significant 102% surge compared with the corresponding period of the year before
Photo: Majid Hasankhani myaviation.irPhoto: Majid Hasankhani myaviation.ir

Iran is increasingly focusing on citizens from neighboring Iraq to boost its tourism sector.
Iraqi citizens have traditionally constituted a major share of total inbound tourists to Iran, but their main purpose of travel to the Islamic Republic has mostly been to visit are increasingly focusing on purposes for which Iraqis travel to Iran in recent months.

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