Ulaanbaatar to host first int’l forum on Nomadic Tourism

2016-03-11 13:28:55

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Minister of Environment, Green Development and Tourism N.Battsereg, at his third meeting with Mr Taleb Rifai, the Secretary-General of the UN World Tourism Organization, has finalized some issues on tourism cooperation.

Decisions were made based on the review of the meeting, held in January in Madrid, Spain.

The first-ever International Nomadic Tourism Forum will take place in Ulaanbaatar this October 13-15.  The sides also shared views on setting up preparation working groups that would develop the concept and program of this international event, aimed at making Mongolia a leading power in “on the track of Nomads” brand of tourism and creating globally compatible tourism products and services.

They also agreed on sending 6-12 tour specialists to train and work at the Asia-Pacific Department of the UNWTO.

Mr Taleb Rifai invited the Ministe Battsereg to participate in the Sixth Meeting of the Tourism Working group, which will be held in Iran this April, and in the First Tourism Ministerial Meeting, to kick off in China in May. 

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