Turkish Culture & Tourism Minister Ertugrul Gunay said on Thursday that they advanced in tourism area in recent years by settling permanent peace in the country.
Gunay and Syrian Minister of Tourism Sadallah Agha al-Qala signed an agreement during East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition in Istanbul.
Gunay said that Turkey hosted 26 million tourists in 2008 and gained an important amount of income.
Gunay said that Turkish tourism investors made important investments in Syria, adding that the agreement, which they signed, would be a road map for new initiatives.
Guest minister said that Syria was working together with Turkey to restore peace and prosperity in the whole region.
Last Mod: 13 Şubat 2009, 14:24