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Indian minister tours Petra

By Petra - Mar 31,2015 - Last updated at Mar 31,2015

PETRA — India’s Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman and an accompanying delegation on Tuesday visited the ancient city of Petra and toured its archaeological and historical sites.

Sitharaman toured the Siq, the treasury, the Nabataean amphitheatre, the court and the Byzantine church.

Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA) Assistant Chief Commissioner Imad Hijazeen acquainted the delegates with PDTRA’s future plans to develop tourist services in the city, and discussed ways to promote Petra in India.

The delegates expressed their admiration of Petra and its unique archaeological sites.

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