Launching of Kazakh-Swiss Cooperation on Tourism

Article, 31.07.2019

A small ceremony in the nature resort of Burabai on July 31st, accompanied by the tunes of the Swiss Alphorn Trio from Switzerland, marked the official start of the bilateral cooperation between Kazakhstan and Switzerland on tourism.

Launching of Kazakh-Swiss Cooperation on Tourism
Launching of Kazakh-Swiss Cooperation on Tourism © FDFA

The inauguration ceremony was attended by the Swiss Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Urs Schmid and the Director for Emerging Markets of Switzerland Tourism Mr. Federico Sommaruga. From the Kazakh side the Deputy Akim of the Akmola region Mr. Marat Irgali was present at the ceremony as well as representatives of Kazakh Tourism and Burabai Damu managing company.

The future project of equipping the footpaths of the Burabai resort with the typical Swiss signposts is the first visible step of the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding signed last year between Kazakh Tourism and Switzerland Tourism.