The Iranian government has confirmed that visitors from almost anywhere are now welcome in Iran again on July 6, 2021.
“We are in talks with the Ministry of Health to draw up a protocol concerning foreign arrivals to the entry points.” ISNA quoted Wali Teymouri, Deputy Minister for Tourism – as saying on June 9, 2021.
The authorities have confirmed, as the country hopes to welcome tourists back this summer and regain some of the ground lost to the pandemic.
The Islamic Republic expects to reap a bonanza from its numerous tourist spots such as bazaars, museums, mosques, bridges, bathhouses, madrasas, mausoleums, churches, towers, and mansions, of which 24 being inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Under the 2025 Tourism Vision Plan, it aims to increase the number of tourist arrivals from 4.8 million in 2014 to 20 million in 2025.