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Turkmenistan|foreign policy|March 28, 2024 / 12:30 PM
Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan discusses tourism development with UNWTO Secretary-General

AKIPRESS.COM - A meeting was held on March 27 between Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov and a delegation led by the Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili, who arrived to participate in the conference "Main directions and potential for tourism development in Turkmenistan", the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan reported.

The sides exchanged views on the further development of the tourism industry of Turkmenistan in cooperation with UNWTO. The directions for implementing joint investment projects in tourism, training tourist guides in cooperation with the UNWTO Academy, providing assistance within the framework of the UNWTO Silk Road Program, cooperation in issues of mutual interest, such as in the field of marketing and communications, were considered.

They also considered the participation of the UNWTO in the work of the Strategic Advisory Council Turkmenistan-UN, designed to become a mechanism for discussing and developing joint plans and projects, accession and contribution of Turkmenistan to global initiatives and companies. The participation in the development and implementation of the Turkmenistan Cooperation Program in the field of tourism for 2024-2025 was also discussed.

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