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Mashhad to host 2nd Intl. Medical Tourism Seminar

The Second International Medical Tourism Seminar will be held in the holy city of Mashhad (Khorassan Razavi Province) from December 19-20.

Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Office in northeastern Khorassan Razavi Province, Mojtaba Rezaie, told IRNA on Sunday that members of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will attend the meeting, which will focus on different health tourism fields, investment and specialized subjects.

The meeting is co-sponsored by Khorassan Razavi Province Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Office, Iran Chamber of Commerce Industries and
Mines (ICCIM), Health Ministry and Razvi Hospital of Mashhad.

The minister of health, deputy head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization for tourism affaires, governor general of Khorassan Razavi Province and the ICCIM President as well as a number of foreign guests will address the meeting.

“Fortunately, Khorassan Razavi Province has a high potential of absorbing health tourists and therefore since the beginning of the current year, we have been trying to further promote the industry through formation a working group,” said Rajaie.

He added that representatives from the Organization of Islamic Culture and Communications Organization, Foreign Ministry, University of Medical Sciences and the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Office in Khorassan Razavi Province will be members of the working group.

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