(Persia Digest) – Morteza Rahmani-Movahed, Iranian Ambassador to Japan, has met with Hiroshi Tabata, Japan Tourism Agency Commissioner, to discuss mutual ties in the tourism industry, cultural exchanges, and a special program for the 90th anniversary of ties between the two countries.

Iran’s Ambassador to Japan announced that an MoU in tourism will be signed between the two countries in the near future for better relations in this sector.

Tabata congratulated the appointment of the new Iranian Ambassador to Japan and expressed hope for the expansion of ties in all fields, adding: “The tourism MoU is on the working agenda of the Japan Tourism Agency and will soon be finalized.”

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The Iranian Ambassador to Japan also thanked the follow-ups of the Agency and announced Iran’s readiness to sign the MoU in Tokyo or Tehran.

Tabata also welcomed the “Destination: Iran” seminar which will take place at the Iranian Embassy in Tokyo on 24 October 2018 and underlined the importance of such programs for the tourism industry of both countries.

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Tabata also pointed to the 90th anniversary of relations between Iran and Japan in 2019 and said he hoped to visit Iran next year.

He went on to explain measures taken in Japan for the comfort and convenience of Muslim tourists, including halal food.

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