Envoy: Iran, Vietnam to expand tourism cooperation

Tehran, Dec 7, IRNA – Vietnam Ambassador to Iran Nguyen Hong Thach pointed to high capacity of tourism industry in Vietnam and said considering infrastructures of tourism there is a possibility to host 30,000 Iranian tourists in Vietnam annually.

He said there is a great potential for tourism in Iran, adding that for the first step it is better to expand tourism cooperation between the two countries before boosting economic activities.

The ambassador said two large groups from Iranian tourism agencies have travelled to Vietnam and now more than 20 directors from Vietnam tourism agencies have come to Iran to consider the situation for this industry.

Hong Thach said that he visited many of the Middle Eastern countries and in his evaluation from Iran is that the has a great desirable potential for tourism.

He said that in post-JCPOA era many of tourism infrastructures are rebuilding in Iran and situation for investment in this industry is much better now.

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