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Aras geopark consultant meeting with deputies and directors of Aras free zone organization

Aras geopark consultant meeting with deputies and directors of Aras free zone organization

For acquaintance of deputies and directors of Aras free zone organization with the dossier of Aras membership in UNESCO global geoparks, there was held a 2-hours meeting on Sunday 26 May.

In this meeting Alireza Amrikazemi, consultant of Aras aspiring geopark and director of Qeshm global geopark talked about his experience in registering process of Qeshm as a global geopark and explained membership benefits for Aras getting registered in UNESCO global geoparks. In the sequel, Soma Seyedyunesi consultant and geoproduct designer talked about significance of geoproducts and their role in development of local community and then represented some prototype of geoproducts specific to Aras geopark.

In conclusion, Dr. Dadashzadeh the cultural, social and tourism deputy of Aras free zone organization, delivered a concise report of proceedings in preparing the geopark dossier and appreciated the other officials in organization that have assisted tourism management in preparing geosites.