The number of foreign visitors traveling to the northeastern city of Mashhad by train saw an increase of 5% during the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 21-June 21) compared to the same period last year.
Last November, the Islamic Republic started a pilot project in a select of its airports, issuing electronic visas (without any entry or exit stamps) for those traveling to the country, in a bid to facilitate tourist inflow and to cope with sanctions recently reimposed by the U.S.
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