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60 senior officials to attend Tabriz 2018

Tabriz, Sixty foreign ambassadors, political and tourism officials are to participate in Tabriz 2018, Head of Foreign Ministry office in East Azarbaijan said.

Tourism ministers and ambassadors of Azerbaijan, Turkey, Afghanistan, Iraq, Armenia, Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Switzerland, Norway, Turkmenistan, Bulgaria, Tajikistan and Belarus have been invited to the event, Esmaeel Ragheb told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Wednesday.

Mayors of Istanbul, Kazan and Baku who have sisterhood agreements with Tabriz will also participate in the event, he said.

The official opening ceremony of the event is scheduled to be held with the attendance of Iran President Hassan Rouhani and some cabinet ministers.

Tabriz, the third largest city in Iran, has a special place in the history, and economy of the country. The city has been chosen by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as tourism capital of the Islamic World in 2018.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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