On May 13th the IX Coordinating Council for tourism under the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation was held in the Ryazan Region. Leonid Gelibterman, President of the ICWAG, took part in this event.
The plenary session was opened by Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Vitaly Mutko. In his welcoming speech, he noted that domestic and inbound tourism is the one of the priority sectors of the state policy development, which is reflected in the profile federal program.
The meeting discussed the implementation of projects for the creation of tourist and recreational clusters in the RF subjects, and preparations for the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia. Beside that the best examples of Russian regions, demonstrating new tourism technologies development, were represented to committee members.