‘Development of tourism section is among priorities. I have decreed on establishment of State Tourism Agency, just to provide more state support to this sphere. Increase in international tourist arrivals is a positive indicator. Last years, number of tourists have risen. Tourism is an export field, it brings currency to our country,’ President Ilham Aliyev stated at the meeting of Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to results of socio-economic development in first half of 2018 and future objectives.
The Head of State noted that in 6 months of current year the foreigners have spent AZN 513 million in our country. This is 21 percent higher in comparison with the same period of previous year. This have positive impact on the country’s macro-economic stability.