WTO Secretary-General: Development of tourism in Azerbaijan is obvious

WTO Secretary-General: Development of tourism in Azerbaijan is obvious
# 06 September 2012 08:41 (UTC +04:00)
We can promote culinary and tourism potential of the country and see its results because Azerbaijan is situated on the Silk Road uniting Europe and Asia. I feel the development of Baku every time when I visit the city.
Attending the international conference “A Taste of the Silk Road: Food, Culture and Tourism”, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization Taleb Rifai told journalists, APA reports. On his third official visit to our country, Rifai spoke about the importance of the event hosted by our country. “According to the success and achievements, I can say the tourism is being developed in Azerbaijan year by year. Tourism plays an important role in Azerbaijan economy. In general such attention of the government is noteworthy. The tourism potential is incredible. Successfully hosting Eurovision-2012 in May, Azerbaijan once again proves that it is developing day by day. I congratulate you on this occasion”.

WTO Secretary-General stressed that he is considered to meet with Minister of Tourism Abulfas Garayev within the framework of the international conference called “A Taste of the Silk Road: Food, Culture and Tourism.” Rifai said an important point of tourism in Azerbaijan economy will be discussed at the meeting.
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