Khovd aimag to partner with Korea Tourism Organization

2019-09-12 16:41:14

Khovd /MONTSAME/. Governor of Khovd aimag B.Dugerjav received the Director of KTO Mongolia Office Park Jung-woong to discuss development of partnership during his working visit in the aimag. The Korea Tourism Organization of the Republic of Korea (KTO) expressed its interest to cooperate with Khovd aimag.

With aims to develop sustainable, environmentally friendly tourism based on the way of living of the aimag citizens, a sub programme is currently being implemented. In the framework of the programme, festivals and events, such as ‘Tea Road’ heritage festival, are regularly organized in summer and winter in order to comprehensively promote national festivals, heritage, customs and way of life of ethnic groups to domestic and foreign tourists, which resulted in an increasing number of tourists to Khovd aimag with 7,100 foreign tourists and 39 thousand domestic tourists visiting in 2018.

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