Nearly 75,000 tourists from central, southern Iraq visit Erbil for Eid al-Adha: directorate

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SULAIMANI — Erbil General Tourism Directorate said that nearly 75,500 tourists from central and southern Iraq visited Erbil governorate over the five days ahead of Eid al-Adha, which began on Tuesday (July 20).

The directorate said in a statement that the number is expected to increase during the four days of the holiday.

It said that committees have been formed in the governorate’s districts and sub-districts to monitor tourist sites to ensure that they provide appropriate levels of services during Eid.

(NRT Digital Media)