Amur Governor Proposed To Create A Gambling Zone On The Border With China
Governor of the amur region vasily orlov proposed to create another gambling zone in his region. He believees that this will help increase the influx of tourists from china.
Orlov focused on the advantages of the city of blagoveshchensk, near which the casino is expected. The governor statedt that the gambling zone could be the place of attraction of tourists along with the objects of cultural significance. In his opinion, for this, the capital of the necessary infrastructure.
"To come to a foreign tourist, you need to solve three questions. He must be able to get there, a cable car will be built for this (blagoveshchensk-heihe), a bridge (russian-chinese via cupid) was built. The second is a place to stay, our first four-star hotel should be opened by the end of the year. And the third – what to show. These are the issues of culture, theaters, museums and among other things, would be a gambling zone, "said orlov.
Governor noted the unique geographical location of the city. On the border with china there is a "golden mile" – about 40 hectares of land on river bank. He believees that this is a good place to build a casino.
Blagoveshchensk is located on the left bank of the amur on the border with china. The nearest chinese settlement heihe is just in a semi-kilometer, there is a visa-free regime between cities. The nearest gambling zone "primorye" is located under vladivostok almost 900 km from blagoveshchensk.
The decision to create a gambling zone is made by federal authorities. Now there are four such territories in russia: "amber", "krasnaya polyana", "siberian coin" and "primorye". Indition, it is planned to build a fifth zone in crimea.