The document was signed in South Korea’s Gyeongju, which hosted the 19th session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organisation. In addition, a memorandum of understanding regarding physical education and sports was signed by Belarus’ Sport and Tourism Ministry and the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism of South Korea.
The Sport and Tourism Minister of Belarus, Oleg Kachan, met the Head of the Federal Tourism Agency of the Ministry for Sport and Tourism of Russia, Alexander Radkov, in addition to Iranian representatives and those from the tourism industries of other foreign states. Iran has promised to submit a draft memorandum on understanding in the field of tourism to Belarus in the near future.
Mr. Kachan presented a report on the development of tourism in Belarus, suggesting the implementation of an international ‘From Varangians to Greeks’ tourism project as part of the World Tourism Organisation; the proposal was approved by the organisation’s Secretary General, Taleb Rifai.