Around 13, 000 people to arrive in Astana within VII Asian Winter Games

ASTANA. January 10. KAZINFORM /Gulnara Zhandagulova/ Around 13, 000 people are expected to arrive in Astana within the 7th Asian Winter Games.

The capital's hotels are ready to cope with the influx of visitors, Kazinform refers to the local department of tourism and sport.

As a representative of the department says, 2, 239 people including 836 sportsmen, coaches, sports judges, doctors, etc, 403 officials and guests are to arrive in the Kazakh capital city. About 1, 000 foreign journalists and representatives of the national mass media and 10, 000 fans from various countries of the world will visit Astana for the Games.

The sportsmen and the staff will be accommodated at the King Hotel. Foreign judges will live in Diplomat Hotel. The leaders of the Olympic Council of Asia, officials and the guests of honor of Aziada will be accommodated at Radisson, Rixos and Beijing Hotels. Besides, Ramada Plaza and Grand Park Yessil are ready to offer their best rooms for the Aziada participants and visitors.

The majority of foreign journalists will live in Duman Hotel where the press centre will be located.

1,000 volunteers will be involved in work with the sportsmen, fans and guests within the Games.

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