The Department of Tourism

The Department of Tourism is a subordinate unit of the Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism of the Kyrgyz Republic. The purpose of the Department is to ensure and implement state policy in the tourism industry. The main objectives of the Department are to create favorable conditions for the development of the tourism industry and to form a positive image of the country.

The Department is one of the key partners of the Integrated Rural Development Programme. Representatives of the Department are involved in the Steering Committee, as well as the Evaluation Committee of the programme for selection of project proposals received by non-governmental and civil society organizations.

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