Turkmenistan's Ambassador to China P. Durdyev and Trade Representative Sh. Batyrov attended an international conference on tourism held as part of China's World Trade in Services Trade Fair (CIFTIS-2020).
More than 100 thousand people representing 18 thousand Chinese and foreign companies will gather at CIFTIS-2020 on the area of 200 thousand squares from September 4 till September 9. This year the fair is also held in an online format, for this purpose virtual portals of participants and exhibition halls have been developed, opportunities for online conferences have been created.
The conference meetings discussed the prospects of development of the tourism industry, digitalization, investment policy, partnership in tourism. Speaking to the forum participants, the Turkmen ambassador noted Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov's initiatives to unlock the tourism potential of our country.
Durdyev also had a meeting with WTCF Secretary General Chen Dong, at which the parties considered the possibility of Turkmenistan joining the organization. Recall that Ashgabat received the status of a member of the WTCF in May 2020.