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For the purpose of promoting the religious tourism, the Head of the General Board of Tourism of pays a visit to the Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs.
Ms. Amal Jalal the Head of the General Board of Tourism accompanied by the General Director of Archaeology visited the Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs. She was received by HE the Minister of Endowment and Religious Affairs Mr Pishtiwan Sadeq, Mr Zain alddin Mawlood the Deputy of the Minister and a number of Directors. After welcoming them , HE the Minister of Endowment and Religious Affairs referred to the importance of this visit and the possibility of working together to promote the religious tourism. As a new step HE said that they're working on resuming the department of religious tourism in the premises of the Ministry. Then the Head of the General Board of Tourism shed the light on tourism sector in general and the importance of religious tourism in promoting the tourism sector especially in terms of achieving the economic growth of the Region and creating job opportunities in that areas whcih have religious tourism milestones and known of holding different religious ceremonies. She also talked about the program of working with different parties and religions considering the mechanism of coordination and providing the tourist services and getting benifet from the religious heritage. HE the Minister expressed his happiness in regard to the steps being taken referring to providing a religious guide for the religious areas focusing on the religious and social coexistence . Practically he referred to establishing a joint committee to resume the work as soon as possible. It's worth to mention that the Directors of the Christian, Yazidis religious affairs and the Director of components affairs were among the attendees.