World Bulletin/News Desk
Organization of Islamic cooperation has chosen Jerusalem city as the capital of Islamic Tourism for the year of 2016, within the framework of implementing cooperation and tourist development in Islamic countries, Palestinian Media Agency (ALRAY) reported.
Jerusalem obtained the first place amid other several Islamic cities during the first international forum for Islamic Tourism.
Palestinian Foreign Ministry said that the selection proves the centrality of Jerusalem and its Islamic identity in the consciousness of more than billion and a half Muslims all around the world.
According to the report, the ministry called all concerned authorities, national intuitions and bodies, and tourism businessmen to benefit from this opportunity which fosters tourism in Jerusalem and other Palestinian cities.Last Mod: 05 Haziran 2014, 13:55