Published on : Wednesday, April 19, 2017
On the sidelines of the Arab Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai, the UAE will host the Ministerial Forum of United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), and the 42nd UNWTO Commission for the Middle East on 24th April.
The ministerial forum of UNWTO and ATM Forum will see participation of several speakers, including the ministers of tourism from Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon, and several agents and officials from the tourism sector in the Arab countries, besides Dr. Taleb Al Rifai, the Secretary-General for the World Tourism Organisation, as well as representatives of the prominent private sector establishments in the field of tourism and travel. It will be held under the patronage and attendance of Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy.
The ministerial forum sheds light on the contribution of tourism towards sustainable economic growth and diversity in the Middle East and North Africa.
The 42nd meeting of the UNWTO Commission for the Middle East, which will see participation by Mohamed Khamis Al Muhairi, the Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Economy and the Minister’s Advisor for Tourism Affairs, and several tourism agents and officials, discussed the activities of the UNWTO, and its efforts to strengthen sustainable tourism.