Jan 22, 2019, 4:26 PM
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560 historical objects repatriated to Iran

Tehran, Jan 22, IRNA – Spokesman for Iranian Majlis (Parliament) cultural commission announced that 560 historical works with over 80 years background were repatriated.

Addressing a meeting, which was held with the attendance of Vice President and Head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) Ali Asghar Munesan, Ahad Azadikhah said that 140,000 private and governmental objects have also been registered since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21, 2018).

This is while, five million tourists also visited Iran last year, he added.

He went on to say that six million tourists also entered Iran during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year.

Elsewhere in his remarks, Azadikhah referred to the fact that Iran ranks first as regards registering historical cities.

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