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Friday, 02 September 2016 15:00

Funds allocated to establish a Tourism Register and host a shopping festival

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed the Decree “On the financing of some activities aimed at the development of tourism in Azerbaijan”, Caspian Energy News (www.caspianenergy.net) reports with reference to the press service of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

According to the document, 800,000 manats shall be allocated from the Contingency Fund of the President of Azerbaijan envisaged in the 2016 budget to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan (400,000 manats for establishing a Tourism Register and 400,000 manat for hosting a shopping festival in Baku) to boost the development of tourism in Azerbaijan and expand the possibilities of using modern information and communication technologies in this sector.

The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan shall ensure financing of this amount.

According to another decree of President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, a professional holiday – the Day of Tourism Sector Employees has been established in Azerbaijan and will be celebrated on September 27 each year.

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