On Oct 10th, the 7th Tourism Ministerial Conference of China, Russia and Mongolia was successfully held in Wuhan, Hubei province. Du Jiang, Vice Minister of Culture and Tourism of China, Vahrukov, Vice Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Gangbaatar, Vice Minister of Natural Environment and Tourism of Mongolia, and representatives of local tourism authorities of the three countries and related associations in the field of tourism attended the meeting.
Du Jiang presided over the meeting and delivered a keynote speech. He said that China, Russia and Mongolia were geographical neighbors and our peoples were close friends. Therefore, our cooperation in tourism has geographical advantages and profound tradition. Du Jiang reviewed the cooperation and our achievements since the establishment of the China-Russia-Mongolia Tourism Ministerial Meeting mechanism, put forward ideas for deeper cooperation, and proposed to continuously improve and give full play to the leading role of the mechanism. China, Russia and Mongolia will continue to enrich the connotation of tourism cooperation and high-quality tourism supply. Strengthen coordination is needed to lift the level of tourism facilitation. We should carry out pragmatic cooperation and innovative development to foster more outcomes of trilateral cooperation and jointly train more young talents with a forward-looking perspective.
Vakhrukov and Gangbaatar agreed to China’s concept of strengthening trilateral cooperation in tourism, and said that effective measures will be taken to promote the orderly resumption of the number of tourist visits between the three countries. At the same time, he suggested that tourism authorities at all levels work together to continue to implement and promote “the Gerat Tea Route” cross-border tourism route.
After the meeting, the three parties jointly signed the Minutes of the 7th Tourism Ministerial Conference of China, Russia and Mongolia and the Joint Action Plan for the Construction and Promotion of the “the Gerat Tea Route” Cross-border Tourism Route between China, Russia and Mongolia.