Sex, cakes and Belarusian lakes
27 Feb Interfax: Belarusian Deputy Minister of Sport and Tourism don’t mind to combine agro ecotourism and sex-tourism.
«While travelling any person has full right to do, what he likes. If he like sex – it can be sex, if likes cakes – it can be cakes” – said deputy Minister of Sport and Tourism Cheslav Shoulga to Interfax news agency. «But the tourist should have motivation: if on the open air one get some affection or some other possibilities – it’s well and good” – sported he and smiled to the idea to take personal part in a promo sex-tour. «I haven’t been invited yet in such promo-tours, I hope somebody will organise it” – joked the Deputy Minister.
“However, mentality of our people affected heads of companies as well. It’s not really welcomed by the public propaganda, the idea to organize sex-tour to Belarus” – he said. Possibly, it can be changed with time, he added with a smile.
“Finally they find out how to increase the average salary for diary-women up to 700 dollars, as it promised by president Lukashenko” – joked one Belarusian internaut commenting this news at charter97 site.
Others discussed the chance and the need to legalize prostitution in Belarus, in the country where since 2002 criminal liability for human trafficking and trading in prostitution exists. Furthermore, so far Belarus officials were proud of the national achievements in this field, reporting regularly data of arrested for those crimes.
Some internauts were shocked by such joyful comment during official interview.
By National Statistics in 2008 about 5 mln foreigners visited Belarus, about half of them – just for one day, while crossing the country from West to Est. Currently 474 companies work in the agro ecotourism sector.
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