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11:09 | May 21 | 2014

The Diamond Week in Yakutia the main gathering of the event tourism

 «The Diamond Week, held annually in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), is one of the main happenings of the event tourism», - this is the assessment given to the event, which is to takes place on September 2 and 9 in the cities of Mirny and Yakutsk, by Alexander Struchkov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Sakha Government, Permanent Representative of the republic to the Russian President, who chaired the week working group meeting in Moscow.

The meeting in the Permanent Representation Office gathered Ekaterina Kormilitsyna, Minister on Entrepreneurship and Tourism of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Rostourism Federal Agency representatives and other related institutions.

Alexander Struchkov and the working group members discussed the project on multi-media support of the Diamond Week, the main aspects of interaction with the federal authorities. The organizers also considered wider involvement of international business missions and effective measures to stir the interest of business community to the event.  «It is necessary to attract to the Diamond Week not only major Russian diamond and jewelry producers, but also those from other countries», -noted the republic's Permanent Representative.

Ekaterina Kormilitsyna, Minister on Entrepreneurship and Tourism of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), said that the Diamond Week in Yakutia willclose the Eastern Ring of Russia press-tour. The trip will start in Buryatia, then run through Khabarovsk Krai and Kamchatka and finish in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia).

The Diamond Week will close the press-tour.  Tourists will visit the cities of Mirny and Yakutsk to witness the entire way rough diamonds make from being mined to polished, thus transforming into sophisticated jewelry item. The Diamond Ball will become the final happening.

In conclusion, Alexander Struchkov said that the Diamond Week 2014 will have a much more extended program, under the resolution by EgorBorisov, Acting Head of the republic at the moment. «The organizers are facing large-scale tasks, and they will be completed. The event will enhance the Yakutia's status as the place where one can not only mine diamond, but also purchase them well, so the republic will attract both tourists and businessmen»,- said the Permanent Representative of the republic.