DUSHANBE, 24.08.2017 /NIAT “Khovar”/. The first meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Council on Tourism Coordination chaired by the Chairman of the Council, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tajikistan Azim Ibrohim was held in Dushanbe. NIAT “Khovar” has been reported by the Committee on Tourism Development under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan.
The meeting was attended by the heads of ministries and departments, chairmen of provinces and chairmen of cities and districts of republican subordination, and discussed the completed works on tourism development in the first half of 2017, the course of implementation of Tourism Development Program for 2015-2017, approving Council Working Plan for 2018 and other issues on the agenda of the tourism sector.
The Deputy Prime Minister of the country opening the meeting noted that by initiative and support of the Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon was founded the Committee on Tourism Development under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and started functioning.
In order to strengthen the normative and legal framework of tourism sector, a number of laws, including Laws of the Republic of Tajikistan “On tourism”, “On domestic tourism”, Tourism Development Concept, Tourism Development Program for 2015-2017 and other important documents were approved and implemented. In this context, the establishment of the Inter-ministerial Council on Tourism Coordination is the next step.
According to the Address of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan to the Majlisi Oli of the republic, a number of tax and customs privileges are offered to the tourism sector that will give new impetus to the development of the sector.
Generally, the attention of the world community has increased to the tourist resources of Tajikistan and the image of the country has grown as a peaceful country and having a rich tourism resources.