One million Iranians travel to Mashhad this year
in the first quarter of this year , 153 million pilgrims arrived in the holy city of mashhad , and we have also been hosted by non – iranian pilgrims .
” forty – sixth meeting of the travel service co – ordination council , attended by representatives of the travel agencies , was held in floral heights hotel before noon on sunday .
in the first quarter of this year , about 340 million pilgrims arrived in the holy city of mashhad , out of which hundreds of millions of people have traveled through road lines , hundreds of millions of people through rail lines , hundreds of thousands of people through the martyr ‘s airport and hundreds of thousands of people travelling by private cars to the city , and about 114 million non – iranian pilgrims have been present during this period , deputy minister of hajj affairs for pilgrims in khorasan razavi said .
he added , ” we have formed a committee on travel services coordination in khorasan razavi province . one of the staff ‘s transport committee programs was internet ticket sales . one of the things we have in the holy city is the crises that arise in the paths , especially during the time of nowruz .
crisis management staff entry into these matters but not at the top level . also , the shortage of vehicles and ambulances for rescue and rescue personnel is quite tangible . air emergency services are not so good as we have one , two air emergencies .
the deputy co – ordination of pilgrim ‘s affairs in khorasan razavi province went on to say : ” the city of mashhad has been created in mashhad . in the field of ” unauthorised information ” , we have also entered and has been identified by the introduction of the related devices .
since last year , according to travel coordination staff , schools that have been considered for residence only provide services to teachers and their families . ” rfe / rl ” was also launched in the holy city but only accessible only in the provinces .
but this year we are hosting the programme , inviting turkmen officials and neighbouring countries to hold ” celebration of celebration ” in 2009 at the torkham border crossing .