Beijing, Aug 5, IRNA-The one-day conference on expansion of tourism cooperation between Iran and China opened in Beijing on Friday. The decision on holding the seminar was made after China agreed to introduce Iran to Chinese tourists as a tourist destination.
The conference is jointly sponsored by Iran's Embassy and the cultural attache office in Beijing and a few private Iranian travel agencies.
The event is attended by a number of tourism experts from private and state sectors of the two countries.
Iranian Ambassador to China Fereydoun Verdi-Nejad and several other Chinese and Iranian officials are due to address the inaugural ceremony of the conference.
During the conference, Iranian and Chinese officials in charge of tourism are due to discuss Iran's tourist facilities and the prerequisites for admission of foreign tourists, in particular those from China.
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