[size=36]Border ports announce the entry of about two and a half million foreign visitors to Iraq[/size]
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announced the border outlets, on Tuesday, the entry of about two and a half million foreign visitors to Iraq to perform the visit of Arbain Imam Hussein (peace be upon him).
"Two million and four hundred thousand visitors have entered through all the border outlets to this day," Kadhim al-Oqabi, head of the authority, said in a statement received by Mawazine News.
Al-Oqabi praised the role of the security services, the Popular Mobilization, the Ministry of Transport and the departments working in the outlets in ensuring the flow of visitors with high flow due to the understandings and meetings between the Iraqi and Iranian Interior Ministry.
He pointed out that "the largest share of visitors' entry amounted to half of the number mentioned in the border port of Zurbatiya, followed by the border port of Shalamcheh in the province of Basra.
He expected that "the number of visitors to visit more than (4) million visitors as a result of understandings in raising fees and entry restrictions and the adoption of the document agreed instead of passport."