CBI: banking system to assist tourism sector

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Iranian banking system will provide maximum assistance to the domestic tourism sector businesses that have been harmed by the coronavirus spread in the country, said the governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI). In an Instagram post on Saturday, Abdolnaser Hemmati, the CBI chief added, “Today, I, along with First Vice President [Es’haq Jahangiri], attended a meeting with those involved in the domestic tourism, cultural heritage and handicrafts sectors. The officials of these sectors, as well as the heads of the related associations, expounded on the problems they face due to the coronavirus contagion in the country at a time when their activities should have been at their peak,” IRNA reported.