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US lawmakers visit Petra

By JT - May 17,2014 - Last updated at May 17,2014

AMMAN — A delegation from the US House of Representatives on Saturday visited the ancient city of Petra, according to a statement from the Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA).

The delegates, who toured the Siq, the Treasury, the Nabataean Theatre and the Byzantine Church, were briefed on the historic importance of the city, recognised as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007.

They were also briefed on the measures taken by PDTRA to upgrade tourism services in the city.

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