Last Tuesday, 18th of May, 2021, under the UNDP Central Asia Trade Facilitation Project there was a tourist road show KYRGYZSTAN-FINLAND 2021 with the participation of representatives of tour operators from the Kyrgyz Republic and Finland, as well as the Ambassador of Finland to The Republic of Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic (at the same time) Ms. Soili Mäkeläinen-Bukhanist, also Program Advisor to the UNDP Resident Representative in the Kyrgyz Republic, Mr. E. Kasybekov that took place at the Hyatt Regency in Bishkek.
During the event, the director of the Tourism Department at the Ministry of Economy and Finances of Kyrgyz Republic S. Shatmanov noted that the foreign tourists are interested in travel potential and touristic resources of Kyrgyzstan that give us the right to involve trade unions and tourism associations of other countries. Today we face with the task to rebuilt step by step and develop tourism sector considering epidemiological situation in the country. The level of tourism defines the economic development of people, especially in the countryside.
Ak-Sai Travel company took part in this Road-Show, conducted B2B meetings with tour operators from Finland and wants to express gratitude to the UNDP organization in Kyrgyz Republic and hope for the fruitful cooperation in sphere of international tourism.
UNDP in the Kyrgyz Republic
Kyrgyz Association of Tour Operators
Kyrgyz Community Based Tourism Association