Cabinet approves signing of a MoU with Kyrgystan for strengthening tourism

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 14 (ANI): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the Indian Ministry of Tourism and Kyrgystan Ministry of Cultural, Information & Tourism for strengthening cooperation in the field of tourism. Considering the mutual benefits, signing of a MoU 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. It will also be instrumental in increasing arrival from this important source market. The main objectives of the Memorandum of Understanding include: to expand bilateral cooperation in the tourism sector; to exchange information and data related to tourism; to encourage cooperation between tourism stakeholders including Hotels and Tour operators; to establish exchange programme for cooperation in Human Resource Development; to invest in the Tourism and Hospitality sectors; to exchange visits of Tour Operators / Media /Opinion Makers for promotion of two way tourism; to exchange experiences in the areas of promotion, marketing, destination development and management; to participate in travel fairs /exhibitions in each other's country and to promote safe and honourable and sustainable tourism. India and Kyrgyzstan have enjoyed a strong diplomatic and long economic relationship (ANI)