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Centre okays India, Cambodia pact on tourism cooperation

By Religare

The government has given its nod to an agreement signed between India and Cambodia for bilateral cooperation in the tourism sector, said an official statement.

"The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its ex-post facto approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Cambodia for cooperation in the field of tourism with an aim to promoting bilateral tourism between the two countries," a statement said.


The agreement aims at aims at enhancing investment and promoting exchange of experience in marketing, destination development and management in this field, as Cambodia is an emerging tourism source market for India.

It also focuses on establishing exchange of programmes for cooperation in human resources development, investment in tourism and hospitality sectors, exchange of visits of tour operators/media/opinion makers for promotion of two way tourism.

India has extended the Electronic Tourist Visa (eTV) facility to the country's citizens which has elicited good response from the travel trade of both countries.

The government believes that the MoU signed with Cambodia will further increase tourist arrivals from the Southeast Asian nation.

The MoU was signed during Vice President Hamid Ansari's Cambodia visit on September 16.

Story first published: Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 23:00 [IST]
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