Statement of the Committee for Tourism Development: “Inhuman act of terrorists cannot prevent the arrival of tourists”

August 1, 2018 18:48
Tourism Development

DUSHANBE, 01.08.2018 /NIAT “Khovar”/.  The NIAT “Khovar” received a statement from the Committee for Tourism Development under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, in which it strongly condemns the brutal killing of foreign tourists in the south of the country. We provide the full text of the statement:

“Tajikistan has a favorable atmosphere for the arrival and travel of tourists to various regions of the country. The incident was quickly revealed by a competent working group from among the leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the State Committee for National Security and the General Prosecutor’s Office, established at the instruction of the Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon. Some of criminals were liquidated and some others were detained. The investigation continues and is under the control of the Leader of the Nation Emomali Rahmon.

As media reported, the terrorist group “Islamic state” /banned in Tajikistan/ took responsibility for this brutal crime.

The Committee for Tourism Development strongly condemns this disgraceful act and expresses its condolences to the families and relatives of the victims, to whom the Committee’s letter of sympathy was sent.

Today, the tourist potential of Tajikistan and favorable conditions created by the Government of the country are to attract the attention of a huge number of tourists, and this shameful act committed by extremist youth cannot affect the hospitality of Tajiks and prevent the arrival of guests and tourists.

Along with this, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan established a tourist police department, whose activities are fully aimed at ensuring the safety of tourists.

In this regard, a meeting took place between the leadership of the newly created department, the leadership of the Committee and travel agencies, in which the issues of fruitful cooperation in the sphere of ensuring the safety of tourists in the cities and districts of the republic were discussed.

These days, according to the instructions of the Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, the preparatory works began for the worthy celebration of the 30th anniversary of the State Independence of the Republic of Tajikistan, within which will be carried out works to improve the conditions for the stay of tourists.

The Strategy of Tourism Development in the Republic of Tajikistan for the period up to 2030 is adopted, which is a stable step towards the tourism development.

The Strategy reflects the current state of the tourism sector in the Republic of Tajikistan, the goals of the sphere development until 2030, the strategic directions for the tourism development in Tajikistan with coverage of tourism forms, marketing and awareness-raising measures, the establishment of trade and contacts with customers, transport issues, borders and visas, permitting documents in tourism sphere, opportunities for tourism development in various areas of the country, as well as it also defines the procedure of monitoring and assessment of the Strategy’s effective implementation.

The Strategy is the basis for the formation of plans and a guide for the expansion of the country’s tourism sphere, where the availability of a rich historical and cultural heritage of Tajikistan, the unique nature of the country, lakes and springs with medicinal and transparent waters, rare animals and plants, huge opportunities for ecological tourism are the main factor of development of the tourism sphere in the country.

The Strategy is implemented in 3 medium-term periods, each of which covers 4 years.

In general, the Republic of Tajikistan, with the constant support of the Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, proceeds steadily on the path of development of the tourism sphere, and no dark force can create obstacles on it”.

August 1, 2018 18:48

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