Economic government calls for the activation of religious tourism 8-13
Economic government calls for the activation of religious tourism
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina:
Deputy Prime Media economic center, an economist haven secretary, government attention to ports and border facilitation measures enter the arrivals to the country and to prepare for the season of religious Visits to secure the last non - oil financial resource contributes to the development of the national economy.
The secretary Iraqi national news Agency / nina /: "the cities of Karbala and Najaf, Baghdad and Samarra witness flocked battalions visitors , especially in the months of Dhu al- Hijjah and Muharram every year, which requires the provision of amenities and mobility security to hundreds of thousands of visitors who come for Iraq a year in this season."
He added " The religious tourism - care requires the provision of amenities and simplify the entry of the border, airports , ports and even visit sites and accommodation measures, requires a willingness to expand the border crossing points , especially with Iran, and build a modern reception of the amenities available halls and reduce visitor waiting time and simplify the visa procedures , " pointing " the need to coordinate with religious sites and shrines to regulate the times of visits to foreign expatriates with residence in which all the tourism potential of available hotels, as well as attention to the process of transition of visitors from one area to another easily and safely . "
He continued secretary that "religious tourism , an important supplier of budgetary resources it could, if it were directed economically, that constitute a large proportion of the country 's imports, especially if you were building a tourist cities near the shrines and shrines where all the comforts and safety are available , "noting that" there are advanced nations economy mainly depends on imports , which derive from tourism , such as Spain, Turkey, Greece, Malaysia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Egypt and Tunisia . "
He urged economist federal government and local governments to pay attention to religious shrines that attract visitors and build a modern proximity service facilities and provide better services and prepare this sector as an important source of funding for the federal budget.
the Iraq receives annually in Hijjah and Muharram season , hundreds of thousands of visitors are going to perform the visit in Karbala, Najaf and Samarra and Baghdad, while the flock nearly five thousand visitors a day through the border crossings with Iran.