Chinese tourists allowed to visit Syria

The Chinese government awarded Syria approved destination status for Chinese tour groups.
Deputy director of the China National Tourism Administration and Syrian ambassador to China, signed two documents , including a bilateral tourism memorandum of understanding (MOU) and a cooperation plan.
Syrian ambassador to China said China and Syria had a long history of friendship and exchanges going back to the Silk Road period.
We will work together to promote bilateral tourism exchanges, he said.
Syria’s tourism income reached 2.3 billion US dollars last year and it expects to welcome 12 million foreign travelers by 2015.