The management of the Tourism Fund organized meeting with representatives of the Russian tourism industry. Having listened to the presentation on infrastructure projects in Kyrgyz Republic, representatives of the largest non-financial development institute in Russia and the largest organizer of all-Russian and international exhibitions Rossongress invited the Fund to participate in the exhibition in Moscow in early summer.
This year, the main theme of the tourism forum in Russia will be autotourism and the construction of car infrastructure for the development of tourism. The organizers of the forum told the Kyrgyz delegation about the investment opportunities of the forum, including for the Kyrgyz Republic.
President of the Fund of Tourism Elena Kalashnikova also held a number of meetings with the private tourist business in Russia and government bodies that are engaged in the development of infrastructure in the tourism sector. According to Kalashnikova, they discussed the exchange of experience in the development of tourism infrastructure and attracting extrabudgetary funds.
Russians offered to hold an information tour in Kyrgyz Republic for representatives of the tourism business and journalists. At the meeting with representatives of the Fund, representatives of Business Russia raised the issue of attracting Russian investors to projects in Kyrgyz Republic. As a result, the parties decided to work out a road map.
In the future we will conduct business trips of Russian large and medium-sized investors-members of Business Russia. They also asked us to provide detailed information on preferential conditions for opening and conducting business in the KR, tax rates, etc., - said Elena Kalashnikova.
In addition, the staff of the Tourism Fund agreed to consider the possibility of cooperation with Russians in Kyrgyz Republic, in particular with the Russian tour operator Anex Tour. Representatives of the Fund noted that this company is already working with Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan and has now opened an office in Bishkek.
We will cooperate on the organization of tours in the health resort and adventure tourism. More detailed discussion of joint cooperation will be held in Bishkek in the near future, said Vice President of the Fund Maksat Usubalyev.
Employees of the Fund also invited Moscow colleagues to the presentation of tourism opportunities in the Kyrgyz Republic. The Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in the Russian Federation assisted in the organization of the talks.