Kyrgyz lawmaker calls on embassies to boost tourism
BISHKEK -- A Kyrgyz lawmaker is seeking information on the work carried out by Kyrgyzstan's embassies abroad, saying that the country needs to attract more tourists, AKIpress reported.
Taabaldy Tillayev of the Ata-Jurt party urged the government to keep closer track of embassies' work. He made his remarks Thursday (January 4) during a session of parliament.
"The first thing that Kyrgyzstan can offer the world is tourism," he told the parliament. "We need to attract tourists and investment. At the moment, we can see the work of only a few embassies."