Hegmataneh to Host 40th Plenary Session of the UNWTO Affiliate Members

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 10:56

Iran's History and Civilization Capital, Hamadan will host the 40th World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Plenary Session of the Affiliate Members from November 12 to 14, 2018.

According to an ISCA report, undoubtedly, the ancient and mythical city of Hamadan is a four season paradise with brilliant background and rich culture.

This city has ever been the capital of civilization, science, art, wisdom and mystics and been home to philosophers as Avicenna, poets as Baba Taher Oryan whose theosophical quatrains are still unique.

Most of its towns such as Nahavand and Tuyserkan are really old and, as it is said, Hamadan had been Iran’s first governmental organization where called Hegmataneh.

Hegmataneh is located in suburban area of Hamedan. This valuable historical collection is of great archeological value and a part of it is not excavated. The area has historical remains dating back to Medes, Achamenids, Parthian, Sasanids and also Islamic dynasties. The area enjoys a great variety of Parthian modern architectural systems of urban areas that are masterpieces of their time and reveal their creators special talent.

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization will organize the event, which is deemed a gateway for collaboration between the private and the public sectors in tourism throughout 2018 and beyond.

The proposal of Hamedan as the host of forthcoming meeting of the affiliated members of the World Tourism Organization by Alisadr Tourism Company is approved. Accordingly, Hamedan will host the 40th meeting of the affiliated members of the organization in November 2018. It should be noted that Alisadr Tourism Company has become an affiliated member of the World Tourism Organization since 2015 and has been a member of the Board of Directors of the affiliated members of the organization since 2017.

As the country’s ''tourism capital of Asia'', this can be a good opportunity to attract tourists, especially to the cities of Yazd, Hamedan, and Tabriz as well as, is a golden opportunity to promote the tourism industry of Iran.

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