The participation of the Republic of Tajikistan in 47th International Tourism Fair "ITB-Berlin 2013"
From 6th till 10th of March 2013 with the support of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan the leadership of the State Committee of Youth Affairs, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Tajikistan and representatives of 7 tourist organizations of the country took part in 47th International Tourist Fair «ITB-Berlin-2013» which held in Berlin the capital of Federal Republic Germany. The tourist products of 188 countries were presented in the fair and almost 200 000 people visited fair this year.
Tajikistan organized pavilion on 40s.ì. area reflected national culture and nature and by its attractiveness experts of ITB and UNWTO valued it as one of the best stands of the Central Asia.
This year the official partner country of «ITB-Berlin» was the Republic of Indonesia and at the opening ceremony took part the Chancellor of Federal Republic of Germany Angela Merkel and the President of the Republic of Indonesia Susilo Judhoeno. Also 4,500 international guests enjoyed a colourful and spectacular display organised by Indonesia. The partner country of ITB Berlin invited guests to an outstanding culinary experience at the subsequent gala reception, where Indonesia’s finest chefs demonstrated the diversity of their country’s exotic Asian cuisine.
On 6th of March within the framework of participation at fair the meeting of Ministers of tourism of the countries members UNWTO and the Silk Road took place. In session have been considered a number of topical issues, which decisions will allow to strengthen integration processes and mutually beneficial cooperation between the countries of the Silk Road alliance.
On 7th of March at Institute of cultural diplomacy of the Berlin with participation of representatives of 50 countries from the world was held another meaningful event-Presentation of Tajikistan. Listeners of the institute received the comprehensive information about the wise policy of “open doors” of the Government to the Republic of Tajikistan and about the natural and cultural-historical resources of the country, promoting a sustainable development of tourism in the sunny Tajikistan.