Tourism economic zones under creation in Azerbaijan


January 31, Fineko/abc.az. The Ministry of Culture & Tourism of Azerbaijan has announced an international tender procedure for creation of three new tourism zones.

Culture & Tourism Minister Abulfaz Garayev has stated that the tender winners have already been selected. Among them are Turkish, UK and Spanish companies.

"Three tourism zones will be created within the framework of the project - Khizi-Khachmaz Zone, Guba and Gusar," the minister said.

He added that the tender winners are required to finalize development of their projects in the middle of this year and submit them for consideration of the Cabinet Ministers and the President of the country.

"The projects will imply creation of special free economic zones," Garayev emphasized.