A Russian official believes Iran enjoys an exceptionally beautiful nature and very ancient history which provide it great capacity for absorbing tourists.
Pavel Krukov who is the culture and communications minister in Sverdlovsk province welcomed cooperation with Hamedan province in west of the country in tourism areas.
In a meeting with a group of entrepreneurs in the city of Nahavand, he said he saw Iran as a close friend.
Saying that Iran was among top attractions for tourists, he welcomed exchange of tourists with this province.
He further encouraged provincial entrepreneurs to take part in annual events and exhibitions held in his province.
The governor of the city of Nahavand Karim Hamdvand pointed to the good pontential the city and province enjoy in many industries including stones which are used in aircraft industries and said the natural characteristics makes the city a good tourist attraction.