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240 foreign tourists visit Herat since late March

240 foreign tourists visit Herat since late March

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2 Aug 2023 - 20:13
240 foreign tourists visit Herat since late March
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2 Aug 2023 - 20:13

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Since late March, 240 foreign tourists have visited tourist attractions in western Herat province where facilities for foreign guests have been increased.

Maulvi Rahmatullah Mohammadi, director of tourism at Herat’s Department of Information and Culture, said security has been ensured countrywide and as a result the tourism industry has flourished.

He said recently 13 tourists from Russia and Australia visited Herat province.

About facilities for foreign tourists, he said about twenty interpreters were hired to provide free of charge service to foreign tourists.

He said since March this year, more than 4000 domestic and 240 foreign tourists visited tourist attractions of the province.

Cultural experts say the development of tourism industry is good for increase in domestic revenue and introducing Afghan culture to the world.

Cultural expert Ghulam Nabi Golrani, told Pajhwok Afghan News that creating more facilities for tourists will help bolster the tourism industry in Herat.

Officials say after the Islamic Emirate’s takeover, the tourism industry has grown in the country and every day foreign tourists from different countries visit tourist places in different provinces of the country.



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