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PRESS CONFERENCE OF THE COMMITTEE OF TOURISM DEVELOPMENT UNDER THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TAJIKISTAN ON FEBRUARY 16, 2018 AT 16:00 IN THE PRESS CENTER “KHOVAR”

Improvement of the regulatory framework for the sector:

The Committee established its activities on the basis of the Constitution of the Republic of Tajikistan, guidelines Leader of Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, Regulations on the Committee and other regulation acts in this sphere, for the sustainable development of the tourism industry and the attraction of society to the tourist potential, promotion of economic subjects of the tourism industry and training of specialists, completed a number of works.

In order to further the implementation of “Tourism Development Program in the Republic of Tajikistan for the period of 2015-2017” approved by the Decree of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan dated 1 December 2014 No. 738, decree of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan “On Amending the Decree of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan” On the Program for the Development of Tourism in the Republic of Tajikistan for the period 2015-2017 “of September 29, 2017, No 439 was developed and adopted, and the objectives of this Program were implemented.

 

The presentation of tourism opportunities in the country and abroad and new global tourism markets:

During this period was prepared web-site by the Committee,  National Tourism Portal with English, Russian languages, will also be translated into other languages, including German, French, Spanish, Arabic and Chinese.

This portal contains all the necessary information about the tourism opportunities of the country, rules of stay, access to visa, culture, history and national traditions, tourism, climate, recreation and leisure, air tickets, crafts and other important information can be found on the website.

 

Development of infrastructure and implementation of customs clearance benefits:

In order to develop the tourist infrastructure today, using the tax benefits offered by the National Leader, including for the first five years of business activity, tourism companies exempted from value added tax and customs duties, imports of equipment and building materials for the construction of tourism infrastructure and up to a 50% reduction in customs duties on the import of new cars increased the interests of entrepreneurs working on tourism sector and in the construction sector.

 

Development of domestic tourism:

The Committee, developing domestic tourism such as historical and cultural heritage, national values and stability of national unity, local tourist groups, from teachers, doctors and peasants, consisting of 50 residents of Sugd oblast to Dushanbe, Hissor, Tursunzoda and at the same time on  August 11-13, 2017, 50 residents of Khatlon region were sent to Sughd region and started to develop internal tourism.