The Minister of Tourism, Cultural Heritage and Crafts of Iran Ali Asghar Munesan arrives in Moscow on Sunday, June 6, to sign an agreement on the abolition of individual visas for tourists traveling in a group. The agreement will allow tourists from both countries to travel through accredited companies.
“Today, Minister of Tourism, Cultural Heritage and Crafts Ali Asghar Munesan will arrive in Moscow to sign an agreement on the abolition of visas for tourists traveling in a group,” Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali wrote on Facebook (translated by TASS).
Mr. Jalali explained that accredited companies will be able to receive one visa for the entire group of tourists, allowing entry to Russia or Iran. He called tourism a reliable guarantee for the development of Iranian-Russian relations.
According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 2.9 million people have been infected with the coronavirus in Iran since the start of the pandemic, and over 5 million in Russia.
About the restoration of tourism in Russia – in the material “Kommersant” “Crisis recruitment of travelers”.