Feasibility study carried into building rest areas along main tourist roads

2020-10-23 16:21:03

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The 2020-2024 Action program of the Government of Mongolia includes building rest areas along roads to famous tourist sites. The Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the Ministry of Road and Transport Development have carried out a feasibility study into building rest stops and service centers every 150 to 200k km along main tourist roads.

On October 22, with support from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), a workshop was organized for representatives of the organizations that will be involved in the project including Ministry of Construction and Urban Development, Ministry of Road and Transport Development, National Development Agency, Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the private sector specialists of 21 aimags, and researchers.

As part of JICA’s Project for Formulation of National Comprehensive Development Plan, national standards and regulations necessary for building ‘Urtuu’ rest areas will be defined.

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