PC APPROVES CHARGING FEES ON ENTRY TO ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES

Nasiriyah News, Mar. 22: Dhi Qar Provincial Council (PC) approved imposing fees on entry to archaeological sites in the province, and allocating 25% of the revenues for tourism sector development. PC Tourism and Antiquities Committee Chair, Mrs. Ajyal al-Moosawy, explained that local visitors will pay 1,000 IQD, a school or university trip 10,000 IQD, and foreign tourist 10,000 IQD. She explained that the rest of the revenues would be for Dhi Qar reconstruction fund, and this decision would boost tourism sector in the province and support the tourist sites.

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