Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, June 26 / Trend , G. Hasanov/ If we make maximum efforts to develop tourism industry, it will bring great dividends in future. So, it will bring new opportunities to improve quality of life, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said at the governmental meeting.
Turkmenistan-4 television channel reported that tourism is one of the most profitable areas of industry. Some countries earn 30 percent of GDP from tourism.
"Turkmenistan possesses unique opportunities and it has attracted great number of guests who are willing to get familiar with rich history and original culture of Turkmen people and amazing nature," the president said.
The Turkmen Ministry of Tourism and Sports said that Turkmenistan, through territory of which Great Silk Road which linked East and West, Europe and Asia ran once, can be literally described as open-air museum. This list includes Anau, Altyn-Depe, Gurgandzh, Mashat-Misrian, Sarakhs, Gonur-Depe and ancient Merv, Kunyaurgench, Nisa and hundreds of other ancient monuments included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage.
The unique nature of Turkmenistan, natural complex of Karakum, Badkhyz, Repetek, stunning beauty of the cave Kugitang, a plateau of dinosaurs, picturesque mountain valley of Kopetdag, subtropical oasis Sumbar are unprecedented in Eurasia. Nature itself was took care of this place, giving it a mild climate, sandy beaches, amazing beautiful seascapes, noisy "rookery" in the unique biological diversity of wetlands of Khazar State Reserve.
Avaza national tourist zone is being established on the Caspian coast ". It will be quite some time and health resorts with everything necessary for comfortable rest will open here. Architectural appearance of Turkmenbashi, spa pearl of the country, will fundamentally change and engineering and communication infrastructure will be upgraded.
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