Signed at the Sino-Mongolian fair agreement aimed at the development of transboundary tourist routes, training of personnel in the sphere of tourism, construction of hotels and recreation areas.
MOSCOW, 26 Jan. China, Russia and Mongolia signed a number of agreements in the amount of 1.4 billion yuan (about 220 million dollars) on cooperation for the development of transboundary tourism between the countries, reports the Xinhua news Agency.
According to the Agency, 10 agreements between countries were signed during the Sino-Mongolian fair, which takes place in the capital of the Autonomous region of Inner Mongolia city of Hohhot.
It is reported that the agreement affect such areas of cooperation as the development of transboundary tourist routes, training of personnel in the sphere of tourism, construction of hotels and recreation areas. Trilateral cooperation affects routes connecting Hohhot, Ulan-Bator, Ulan-Ude and Irkutsk.
“Cross-border tourism is an important part of the economic corridor China-Mongolia-Russia”, — quotes the Xinhua news Agency the words of the head of Department for tourism of the government of Inner Mongolia Wei Gonna.
In 2014, Inner Mongolia was visited by 810 thousand tourists from Mongolia and 630 thousand tourists from Russia.