A reporting meeting of the Minister of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan

05.06.2020

On June 5th, at the site of the Central Communications Service under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, was held a reporting meeting of the Minister of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Aktoty Raimkulova with the population. Minister emphasized that the COVID-19 pandemic had a particularly negative impact on the tourism industry.

However, in order to provide state support to the industry now, a whole package of anti-crisis measures, including tax and credit exemptions has been adopted. Under the Tourism Act, the following support measures will be provided:

1. The provision of preferences in the implementation of tourism investment projects, including exemption from customs duties and taxes;

2. Partial reimbursement of private business expenses during the construction of tourist facilities (up to 10% of the investment amount);

3. Partial reimbursement of the costs of a private business for the construction of roadside service facilities for business entities (up to 25% of the amount of investment);

4. Subsidies for the maintenance of roadside service facilities in the amount of up to 30 MCI;

5. Subsidizing the purchase of tourist-class vehicles (up to 25%);

6. Reimbursement of costs to airlines up to 100% for children on domestic routes.

It is worth mentioning that the ministry continues to work to massively attract international tourists. Today Kazakhstan has implemented the “Tax free” and the E-Konak systems.

Publication date : 09-06-2020