Tourism sector with ever-growing prospects has become one of the major categories of international trade in services. In 2015 1.18 billion international tourists have traveled around the world where international tourism receipts reached $1.26 trillion.
The civil war in Syria has created one of the largest migration influxes since WWII where 11 million Syrians left their homes in order to escape from the conflict between the regime and opposition forces.
After the escalation of the conflict in Syria in 2011, 4.8 million Syrians have fled to the neighboring countries such as Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Iraq. In addition, 6.6 million people are internally displaced in Syria.
Executive Summary: Remittance which were sent by migrant workers to their home countries are seen as small amounts that meet the needs of the migrants households. However, these small amounts are three times larger than total foreign aid in 2015.
There is a new social benefits package for ethnic repatriates “Oralmandar” (word ‘oralman’ is translation of word “repatriate” into Kazakh and –dar is the plural suffix) waiting for approval in the lower chamber of Parliament Majilis.