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BEIJING, October 10 (Itar-Tass) — Events of a cross year devoted to the development of tourism between Russia and China will be held in 2012, RF Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov told journalists on the results of the 15th meeting of the Russia-China commission for the preparation of regular meetings of the two countries’ governments.
“You know, we have had the Years of Russia in China and of China in Russia, then the Years of the Russian Language in China and the Chinese Language in Russia. Next, 2012, will be the Cross Tourism Year,” Zhukov said.
According to him, many events linked with the development of the tourism exchanges between the two countries are to be held.
“China currently is becoming more and more popular tourism destination for Russians,” the deputy prime minister noted. “We hope that the Chinese tourists, and there are many of them, will be travelling to Russia with pleasure. Actually, thus is the goal of these cross years.”