Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism Mahir Unal has arrived in Ukraine to participate in the 22nd International Tourism Exhibition UITT-2016 Ukraine - Travel and Tourism, which will be held at the International Exhibition Center in Kyiv from March 30 to April 1, 2016.
The exhibition is timed to the opening of the tourist season in Ukraine and will present several dozen Turkish tour operators, who will introduce the tourism sector of the country to Ukrainian consumers.
Intercontinental Kyiv hotel has hosted the first meeting entitled "Ottoman heritage and Turkic commemorative burial places in Galicia" of the Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism Mahir Unal with representatives of business circles of Ukraine and national communities. The participants also discussed the revitalization of modern business and cultural cooperation between Ukraine and Turkey.
Following the meeting at the Intercontinental hotel the Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism will take part in the opening ceremony of the 22nd International Tourism Exhibition UITT-2016 Ukraine - Travel and introduce the Turkish tourist operators. Yönet Can Tezel, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey to Ukraine, will also attend the ceremony.
Moreover, the event will host high-ranking Ukrainian officials, the largest tour operators of Ukraine and heads of diplomatic missions of Portugal, Vietnam, Georgia, United Arab Emirates, Bulgaria, Hungary, Indonesia, Uzbekistan and Slovenia.