TEHRAN, Dec. 13 – Iranian Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Ezzatollah Zarghami has said the Iranian Cabinet has approved the decision on unilateral cancellation of the visa for 32 countries.
Speaking to reporters after a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Zarghami said that the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts had suggested waiving the visa requirement for 32 countries and the Iranian Cabinet has approved this decision.
He added that the government aims to welcome the world to Iran and communicate with the global community.
Iranian Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts, in his remarks, added that Iran will neutralize projects of Iranophobia, and by waiving the visa requirement, hopes to attract more foreign tourists.
According to the latest statistics, the number of foreign arrivals in Iran reached 4.4 million during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (started on March 21).