India and Kyrgyzstan Cooperation in Tourism

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Indian Union Cabinet gave its approval for signing Memorandum of Understanding between India and Kyrgyzstan.

Considering the mutual benefits, signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in the field of tourism would enable both parties to enter into a constructive dialogue for development and promotion of tourism in each other’s country for the economic development of two nations.

The signing of Memorandum of Understanding with the Kyrgyz Republic will be instrumental in increasing arrival from this important source market.

The main objectives of the Memorandum of Understanding include:

a) To expand bilateral cooperation in the tourism sector

b) To exchange information and data related to tourism

c) To encourage cooperation between tourism stakeholders including Hotels and Tour operators.

d) To establish exchange programme for cooperation in Human Resource Development.

e) To invest in the Tourism and Hospitality sectors.

f) To exchange visits of Tour Operators / Media /Opinion Makers for promotion of two way tourism

g) To exchange experiences in the areas of promotion, marketing, destination development and management.

h) To participate in travel fairs /exhibitions in each other’s country and

i) To promote safe & honourable and sustainable tourism.

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