The mayor of Urmia said the export of agricultural products was developed in result of efforts and support of the provincial authorities, in particular the delegations of the Islamic Council and the general governor of the West Azerbaijan, and the participation of the farmers themselves.
According to the report of Communications and International Affairs of the Urmia Municipality, Mohammad Hazratpour,by participating in SHahrimiz ,the live radio program, arguing that the tourism category is a source of income and development of the city, stated:
Establishing the necessary infrastructure, especially the participation of the people and the private sector are the essential factors for attracting tourists, industry, and also development of tourism happen by the creation of a quiet mental environment.
Urmia Mayor, referring to the selection of Urmia as the international city and the capital of tourism in Iran in 2020, said:
"By completing infrastructure in the sectors of tourism and agriculture and the participation of the people and the private sector, we will welcome this important event."
Urmia Mayor, saying that the development of the province is due to the development of agricultural exports, stated:
Regarded this issue, considering that the municipality of Urmia is the largest trustee of agricultural products, it has followed the export of agricultural products in the global markets, and, accordingly, last year, Exports of apple were 300 thousand tons, while in 1995 exports of apple was 35 thousand tons.
He said the purchase of 20 containers of refrigerated containers at the end of this year was on the agenda for expanding the export of products, especially grape and fruit products.
Urmia Mayor by mention to the construction of a 600-bed hospital with the efforts of general governor and delegation of Urmia people in the Islamic Council parliament, said:
Building hospitals to develop tourism will contribute to the development of health tourism.