According to Public Relations and International Affairs of Qeshm Free Zone Organization, Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri, in a press conference with the participation of the CEO of the Qeshm Free Zone Organization at the conference hall of the ECO, said: Ambassadors of the ECO will travel to the Qeshm Free Zone next week to sign a memorandum of understanding with this Free Zone.
According to him, the development of geoparks is possible with the central cooperation of Qeshm Free Zone.
The head of the ECO Cultural Institute said geoparks are an important factor in the tourism economy, adding: Tourism is one of the most important issues of cultural diplomacy in the present age, and should be focused on the various fields of this industry, including heritage tourism, sports tourim, nature tourism, and etc.
Mazaheri said: Geotourism is one of the subsets of developing tourism, which is considered as a preventable basis in the eco-geopark institute and should be given more attention.
He continued with the emphasis on the representation of Qeshm Global Geopark in Asia: 11 programs include the opening of the ECO Peace Farm, ECO Diplomatic Tourism in Tehran, the tourism of the spouses of diplomats, co-sponsoring the World Tourism Day, holding seminars in the provinces of Isfahan, Qazvin, supporting the ECO's civilization conferences, etc., for development tourism is underway.
The head of the ECO Cultural Institute, referring to the Memorandum of Understanding signed with the secretariat of the Free Zones of the country on the development of free zones, said: This visit is aimed at visiting the development stages of Qeshm free zone in the field of tourism and examining the areas of this expansion.