Views Exchanged on Organizing Mongolia-Turkey Tourism Forum

2023-01-11 09:54:24

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In connection with the decision of the Government of Mongolia to declare 2023-2025 as “Years to Visit Mongolia”, the events to promote culture, history, and tourism through auto rallies will be organized in cooperation with the Government of Turkiye.


Minister of Environment and Tourism B. Bat-Erdene received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkiye to Mongolia Zafer Ateş and exchanged views on this matter. During the meeting, Minister B. Bat-Erdene expressed his gratitude for his support in organizing Turkiye’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Mehmet Nuri Ersoy’s visit to Mongolia and establishing the codeshare agreement between MIAT Mongolian Airlines and Turkish Airlines.

 Dunai-Orkhon auto rally and Mongolia-Turkiye tourism forum are going to be organized.

The parties also exchanged views on holding the Mongolia-Turkiye tourism forum in Mongolia this year and agreed to jointly organize the East-West Friendship & Peace Rally which will pass through Mongolia in 2023. The rally, which passes from Dunai through Orkhon, has been organized since 2009. As of now, 9000 ralliers have participated in the last 16 rallies. Its purpose resides in promoting and advertising the culture, history, and tourism of the countries through where the rally passes.


At the end of the meeting, Minister B. Bat-Erdene handed over the invitation to the Asia-Pacific High-Level meeting on Air Pollution to the Ambassador. This high-level meeting will be held in Ulaanbaatar between March 2-3  2023 in cooperation with the UNESCAP.