The capital city of Tajikistan – Dushanbe became the member of the World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF). The official ceremony of awarding the certificate on Dushanbe city membership to this authoritative organization took place on September 8 at the next WTCF Summit, which was held on September 7-9 in Chinese Qingdao.
It is a reason of our common pride that thanks to the creative policy of the Founder of Peace and National Unity, Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon the country’s tourism sphere is positively assessed by the world community as an attractive, as well as gradually strengthening its positions.
At the initiative of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan on acquaintance with the rich history in the field of architecture and urban planning, with tourist potential, unique nature, clean springs and unique medicinal herbs, as well as with the support of the Committee for Tourism Development under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, Dushanbe city has become a member of the World Tourism Cities Federation.
The summit was attended by representatives of a number of countries, international tourism experts, scientists, representatives of the World Tourism Organization and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
At this summit, the Republic of Tajikistan was represented by the leadership of the Committee for Tourism Development under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, which on September 8 took part in the official ceremony of awarding the certificate on Dushanbe city membership to the World Tourism Cities Federation.
We will recall that the World Tourism Cities Federation is one of the authoritative organizations in the field of tourism; it is led by Beijing city of the People’s Republic of China. It includes 130 cities of the world and 70 institutional members at the expense of large travel agencies, associations, airlines, hotels, boarding houses.
The Federation has great opportunities in holding various tourism events, organizing trainings and consultations in the field of tourism, attracting investments in the infrastructure of the sphere, organizing tourism exhibitions, addressing issues of tourism development in cities and in general issues related to the tourism development in cities and towns, and carries out a huge work in this direction.
The admission of Dushanbe to the World Tourism Cities Federation will create favorable conditions for acquaintance with the country’s tourism opportunities in the international arena and for conducting marketing research.
The Committee for Tourism Development under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan jointly with the Executive body of state authority of Dushanbe city establishes cooperation with the World Tourism Cities Federation.
Dushanbe is a city of hopes of Tajiks all over the world and attracts the attention of guests and foreign tourists. The capital of independent Tajikistan has a rich tourism and perfect infrastructure potential. In recent years, Dushanbe has become a venue for international political, economic, scientific and cultural events and plays an important role in strengthening the international authority of our Homeland.