Vice President and head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) Ali Asghar Mounesan announced that Iran is as safe as the UK, Denmark and Switzerland according to The 2019 Travel Risk Map.
He made the remarks in a reaction to the warning made by foreign ministries of some countries about traveling to Iran.
“Iran is as safe as the UK, Denmark and Switzerland according to The 2019 Travel Risk Map. As the Vice President and Head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran, I would like to invite the people all over the world to visit Iran,” he tweeted.
The official noted that unfortunately, foreign ministries of some countries on their websites placed Iran among the list of trip destinations it is shown in yellow which is not worthy for our country; the move that has led to prevention of foreign tourists attraction to eastern and western borders of Iran.
“As Iranian Foreign Ministry as good interactions with embassies, we ask it to better introduce Iran’s capacities to upgrade our country’s position on the website of foreign countries embassies,” he said.
Extremely unsafe countries are located in Africa and the Middle East such as Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Libya and Mali.
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