On 11 – 12 July 2017 the meeting of the group of experts to approve the draft Action plan for 2018 – 2020 on the implementation of the Strategy of cooperation development of the CIS member nations in the sphere of tourism till 2020 took place in the CIS Executive Committee in Minsk.
In the course of the meeting the experts finalized and approved the draft document taking into account the Decisions by the Council of the CIS Heads of State on the adaptation of the Commonwealth of Independent States to modern realities and came to the conclusion to approve it by the decision of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the CIS.
The Strategy of cooperation development of the CIS member nations in the sphere of tourism till 2020 was adopted by the Council of the CIS Heads of Government in November 2013. At the same time, the CIS Council on Tourism was commissioned to develop a draft plan of measures for its implementation. The plan for 2015-2017 was approved in November 2014 and is being successfully implemented under the auspices of the CIS Council on Tourism.