PAK FA offers practically unlimited opportunities to pilot - commanderMilitary & Defense July 22, 11:29
Ukraine's National Broadcasting Board issues fine to Public Radio for 0% Urkainian songsWorld July 22, 5:39
Femen movement activists faces 5 years in jail for trying to frustrate summit meetingWorld July 22, 4:38
Russian Deputy PM dismisses allegations he will arrived in Moldova on warplaneRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 22, 2:46
Russian top diplomat shares his impressions from meeting with US leaderRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 21, 20:31
Lavrov bewildered US special services give no facts of Russia’s meddling in US electionRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 21, 19:46
Putin says USSR collapse had greatest impact on himSociety & Culture July 21, 18:37
Putin expects Russian-European Mars landing mission to crown with successScience & Space July 21, 18:21
Key facts about ExxonMobil and its business in RussiaBusiness & Economy July 21, 18:14
UFA, December 13 (Itar-Tass) — Russia’s Republic of Bashkortostan (Bashkiria) expects to attract next year about one billion rubles from the federal budget for the development of domestic tourism, republic’s president Rustem Khamitov, said on Tuesday.
“We have very beautiful spots in Bashkortostan – steppes with clean lakes, not very high and covered with forests Urals Mountains, mountain rivers for rafting, as well as places for medical treatment and recreation and kumiss (mare’s milk) treatment. We expect this will be interesting both for Russian and foreign tourists,” the head of the republic said.
Within the framework of a large-scale program, a pilot project for the development of social tourism has been launched in Bashkiria this year. Over 3,000 veterans and pensioners have already become its participants. They have visited on travel packages Kazan, St. Petersburg or Turkey.
Elderly travelers paid only 4,000 to 5,000 rubles, which is one third of the cost. To compensate these costs, the republic’s budget has earmarked over 39 million rubles. Next year, twice as much is planned.
Khamitov also said that the republican government had initiated to host the first all-Russia seminar for the development of social tourism. It is due in Ufa before the end of the year. According to the president, the republic seeks to create a major tourism cluster in the future.