"Mongolia-Japan Tourism Forum-2023" in Tokyo

2023-05-16 08:31:21

Ulaanbaatar, May 15, 2023 /MONTSAME/. With the Government of Mongolia declaring 2023 through 2025 the “Years to Visit Mongolia”, “Mongolia-Japan Tourism Forum-2023” is taking place in Tokyo, Japan on May 15-16 to revive the tourism sector in the post-pandemic era and expand the cooperation between the countries in this sector, bringing together over 100 Mongolian and Japanese tour operators’ representatives.


Opening remarks were delivered by Adviser to the Minister of Environment and Tourism O. Odbayar, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to Japan D. Batjargal, and Chair of Toa Research Institute Takebe Tsutomu.


In his address, O. Odbayar, Adviser to the Minister of Environment and Tourism, emphasized the importance of organizing the Forum in strengthening business ties between the two countries, opening up new areas and opportunities for trade, investment, and cooperation, and attracting investment from large Japanese companies to Mongolia.


As part of the “Years to Visit Mongolia”, our country plans to receive 100 thousand tourists from Japan.


During the Forum, T. Monkh-Od, the Head of the Tourism Policy and Coordination Department of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, gave a presentation on the policy and future activities of the Government of Mongolia in the tourism sector and the Mongolian airliane companies, MIAT and Air Mongolia, and "Juulchin", a tour company, presented their offerings to tourists.