Kazakhstan to host 15 thousand foreign guests on Asian Games-2011

ATY. November 2. KAZINFORM /Aigul Turysbekova/ " According to the forecasts, about 10-15 thousand foreign nationals will visit Kazakhstan during the Asia Games - 2011", Head of Almaty department of tourism, physical training and sport Khairbolat Khaidarov said Friday at the XXII session of the Maslikhat.

According to him, the Almaty akimat developed a program on preparation to the Asian Games and established working groups. "The preparation to the Games was divided into 26 directions that are controlled over by Deputy Mayors. Additional competitions, in particular, "Cultural Asian Games in Almaty" will be held within the sport events of the Games", K.Khaidarov said.

The main purpose of the project is to acquaint foreign guests with the culture and national traditions of the country, give coverage to events of the program of the Asian Games in Almaty, and organize entertainment of honorary guests and members of official delegations, journalists and guests of the city.

K.Khaidarov noted that all cultural event of 2009-2010 will be aimed at promotion the Asian Games - 2011.

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