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Mongolia receives over 542,000 overseas vacationers by October

ULAN BATOR, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) — Mongolia obtained a complete of 542,123 overseas vacationers by October this yr, the nation’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism stated Friday.

As of Tuesday, Mongolia earned round 700 million U.S. {dollars} in income from overseas vacationers primarily from Russia, China, South Korea, Japan and Kazakhstan, stated the ministry.

Mongolia has been taking measures to revive the tourism sector as soon as hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

In January, 34 extra nations’ residents have been granted visa-free entry to Mongolia for tourism function, which elevated the variety of visa-exempt nations to 61.

Currently, Mongolia’s financial system is basically depending on its export-oriented mining sector. Developing tourism is seen as essentially the most viable method to diversify the financial system.