Azerbaijan's calls on to invest in development of tourism
Azerbaijan is known as a safe, stable country and number of tourists has grown by 25% this year, the country's President Ilham Aliyev said at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to results of socio-economic development in the first half of 2017 and objectives for the future.
"International competitions and events held in Azerbaijan increase the interest in our country. In particular, I want to note the Formula One race. The audience of this competition on a global scale is 500 million people, who share their impressions with their friends. Therefore, the flow of tourists will be even greater, we must be ready," the President said.
Ilham Aliyev noted that there is a need to build large hotels in Baku and in districts.
"I would recommend that investments be made in this sphere because it is a profitable sphere," APA cited him as saying.