4 June 2020, the 8th Meeting of the Working Group on Culture and Tourism was held in the form of a video conference with the participation of representatives of relevant departments of the GUAM Member States and the GUAM Secretariat.

The participants discussed information on the tourism situation in the GUAM region regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and agreed to continue the exchange of experience in supporting the tourism industry in the GUAM Member States.

Besides, the Parties discussed some measures and opportunities for a safe tourist season (summer 2020) and expressed interest in tourism cooperation with Japan to study the Japanese experience in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.