Lower Volga region to develop joint tourist route with Dagestan
Makhachkala, March 13, 2017. The Republics of Dagestan and Kalmykia together with the Astrakhan and Volgograd regions will develop a joint interregional route for the tourists. The new touristic route will be called "The Journey Through Time. The Great Silk Road", the government of Astrakhan region reports.
The corresponding statement has been made by the deputy Chairman of the Government of Astrakhan Region Galina Zoteeva at the All-Russian governmental session devoted to the topical issues of tourism development in the Russian Federation.
"Now we have signed an agreement with the Republic of Dagestan, we already have agreements with Volgograd and with Kalmykia. I think that the new tourist route will be promoted more actively" - Zoteeva is quoted saying.
The meeting was held in Novogorsk, Moscow Region, as part of the XII International Tourist Exhibition "Intourmarket", which ended today March 13.