Chinese tourists visit the "Gate of All Nations" at the ancient Persian city of Persepolis near Shiraz in southern Iran, which is hoping to dramatically increase the number of visitors from China with a new visa waiver programme. Photo: AFP Chinese tourists visit the "Gate of All Nations" at the ancient Persian city of Persepolis near Shiraz in southern Iran, which is hoping to dramatically increase the number of visitors from China with a new visa waiver programme. Photo: AFP
Chinese tourists visit the "Gate of All Nations" at the ancient Persian city of Persepolis near Shiraz in southern Iran, which is hoping to dramatically increase the number of visitors from China with a new visa waiver programme. Photo: AFP
Iran

Iran to woo Chinese tourists with visa-free entry ‘within weeks’

  • Tehran sees economic promise in moving from oil to tourism industry
  • Expects to attract ‘one million Chinese’ in near future

Topic |   Iran
Chinese tourists visit the "Gate of All Nations" at the ancient Persian city of Persepolis near Shiraz in southern Iran, which is hoping to dramatically increase the number of visitors from China with a new visa waiver programme. Photo: AFP Chinese tourists visit the "Gate of All Nations" at the ancient Persian city of Persepolis near Shiraz in southern Iran, which is hoping to dramatically increase the number of visitors from China with a new visa waiver programme. Photo: AFP
Chinese tourists visit the "Gate of All Nations" at the ancient Persian city of Persepolis near Shiraz in southern Iran, which is hoping to dramatically increase the number of visitors from China with a new visa waiver programme. Photo: AFP
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