Tourism Authority: 300 tourist and unlicensed travel companies closed
The tourism authority of the Ministry of Culture announced on Sunday the closure of 300 travel and tourism companies.
The Director General of the tourist groups in the Authority, Mahmoud Al-Zubaidi said in a press statement that "the Commission is looking directly at the work of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] companies and travel programs and tourism attractions during the celebration of New Year's Day," stressing that "the Commission follows up in coordination with the security agencies to work on closing companies Not legally licensed with legal action against the owners and the issuance of an ultimatum or a fine or the closure or cancellation of leave. "
Al-Zubaidi called on citizens not to trust unlicensed companies. He called for the help of "the Authority to elect them to close them as they extort citizens and exploit them by establishing fake tourist visas and giving them valid tickets."
He stressed that "was closed 300 tourist companies and travel in Baghdad and the unlicensed provinces during the last period, compared to 850 companies for travel and tourism in Baghdad and the provinces operating Licenses regular."
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