Baghdad / Star Gazan
Witness the summer holidays in Iraq, the recovery of the tourist season, as well as the rush of many families to travel and take a break and entertainment in other countries. And confirms officials involved in relevant government departments, the "most fortunate" to receive Iraqi tourists , neighboring countries are.
Says Associate Iraqi Airways director Majid Al Ameri "long", that "during the Eid al - Fitr last holy holiday were flights going to all countries of the world, but the best chance in going trips Iraqi travelers and transport from Iraq to Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the provinces of Arbil and Sulaymaniyah" .
Amiri pointed out that "airlines are working to improve their services for travelers and find ways to comfort them," he said , adding that "airlines reduced financial ratios of travel tickets for the sick and wounded security forces and the popular crowd."
Reveal the local government in Baghdad governorate, it draws large numbers of Baghdadis citizens out of Iraq, in order to medical tourism and treatment, while contrary to many of the tourist companies controls the government measures confirmed.
According to Chairman of the Health and Environment Committee in the Baghdad Provincial Council buxom Tamimi "long", " The local government of the province of Baghdad , is witnessing a large fiscal deficit to send patients outside Iraq to receive
Tamimi showed that "austerity and cash forced the province to stop sending cancer patients for the purpose of treatment in Iran," pointing out that "most citizens traveling outside the country to receive treatment at their own expense."
On the other hand , he said the director of control of tourism companies department at the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities Muhannad Frejee "long", said that "there are some companies tourism is not licensed contrary to the ministry for religious tourism and medical tourism laws , " noting that " The ministry is in the process of closing all tourist companies not licensed and forwarding to sanctions within the prescribed by law. "
Frejee explained that "tourism in Iraq has failed miserably," noting that "this failure came after the 2003 lack of interest in the former federal governments side of tourism and attract investors and tourists."
Frejee and that " the Iraqi citizen of the affluent class prefer tourism outside of Iraq rather than tourism inside it, " adding that "security conditions experienced by the country behind the fear of foreigners to enter Iraq as the Iraqi citizen , the poor would prefer to stay in the geographical own area because of not having any amount of money being able to tourism within the country or outside it . "
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