President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization Zurab Pololikashvili, reports
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev stressed the importance of the UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism “Smart cities, Smart destinations” in Nur-Sultan.

“We believe that your visit is of great importance. I would like to express my gratitude for your personal support of the Nur-Sultan’s candidacy as the venue for the 8th Global Summit of the World Tourism Organization. For Kazakhstan, the development of tourism, including ecotourism and urban tourism, is very important. Therefore, we look forward to cooperating with your organization,” the President said.

Zurab Pololikashvili thanked the Head of State for the meeting and noted the importance for UNWTO of cooperation with Kazakhstan on the development of the local tourism industry.

“The Qazaq Times”