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Investors Iraq News
09-28-2013, 10:39 PM
Weak Iranian economy leads to decline in Iraqi religious tourism

After oil, tourism is the biggest economic resource for Iraq, the country which is moving slowly towards the point of stability after decades of US invasion. Iraq is mainly focusing on the religious tourism or pilgrimage tourism sector, which depends on the visitors of Iran, who come Iraq to visit every year at a large number. However, recent political turmoil and international pressure on Iran has highly affected the tourism industry of Iraq.

Source: IraqDirectory.com (http://www.iraqdirectory.com/en/2013/09/28/25162/weak-iranian-economy-leads-to-decline-in-iraqi-religious-tourism.aspx)

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