A senior Iranian official saysthe Islamic Republic issues visa for nationals from 180 countries upon their arrival at the Iranian airports.
Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary, and Expatriates’ Affairs Hassan Qashqaviannouncednationals from 180 countries can obtain Iran’s visa on arrival.
He further stressed that Tehran has revoked visa requirements for nationals of some countries as part of its plans to boost tourism industry in the country.
He underlined that the Islamic Republic of Iran aspires to host 20 million tourists annually by 2025.
The official reiterated that introducing Iran’s tourist attractions and capacities is on top of the Iranian ambassadors’ agenda, IRNA reported.
He also called for expansion of tourism infrastructures aimed at luring more foreign tourists inside the country.
As a country that is taking steps to ease visa rules for foreign tourists, Iran has been recommended as a top travel destination for 2017.