INTERNATIONAL TOURISM EXHIBITION OF SILK ROAD STATES OPENS IN GEORGIA
IRNA news agency, Tehran
30 Apr 04
The 6th international tourism exhibition of Silk Road states kicked
off in Georgia’s capital city of Tbilisi on Thursday (29 April) in
cooperation of Iran’s five provinces.
According to Iran’s Foreign Ministry, Georgia’s Deputy Prime Minister
Tamar Beruchasvili expressed satisfaction over active participation of
Iran’s Khorasan, Semnan, Zanjan, Qazvin and Golestan provinces and
called for establishing further ties between the two countries’
Meanwhile, Iran’s ambassador to Georgia stressed the importance of
cultural exchanges between the two countries and said Iran and Georgia
should use such opportunities to introduce their culture to each
Tourism organizations from Iran, Turkey, Austria, Armenia, Albania,
Japan, Greece and Russia are attending the exhibition.
The ancient Silk Road, extending over 12,000 kms, was used by traders
of all nationalities from 100 B.C. to 15th century A.D. and linked
China, India, Iraq, Iran, Greece and Rome.