25,000 tourists visited Duhok in the first month of 2021


Shafaq News / The Department of Tourism in Duhok Governorate in Kurdistan Region expected an increase in the number of tourists coming from other governorates in the current year.

A spokesman for the department, Rewar Mohammed, told Shafaq News agency that Duhok received 25,000 tourists during the first month of 2021, attributing this to the decrease in COVID-19 cases in the governorate. 

As by Mohammed, the number of tourists who visited Duhok in 2019 reached 500,000, while only 160,000 visited the governorate in 2020, due to COVID-19 preventive measures.

He pointed out that there are plans to develop the tourism sector through implementing new projects in the coming period.

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