(Persia Digest) - Tabriz Municipality in the northwestern Iranian province of East Azarbaijan and an Austrian company signed an agreement to cooperate on tourism area and urban services.

IRNA reports that Tabriz was designated as Capital of Islamic Tourism in 2018 by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

Asked about the agreement, Manager of Tabriz Municipality's investment and public participation department Reza Jamali said on Saturday that the Austrian company is willing to seriously cooperate on tourism projects in this northwestern Iranian city.

Such cooperation can develop investment in Tabriz in addition to boosting tourist exchanges between the two countries, he said.

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