Published on : Tuesday, April 18, 2017
The ministerial forum of UNWTO and ATM Forum will be held with support and attendance of Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy. It will have participation from several eminent speakers besides the UNWTO Secretary-General Dr. Taleb Rifai. There will also be representatives from private sector establishments in the field of travel and tourism.
The 42nd meeting of the UNWTO Commission for the Middle East, which will have 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.
Al Mansouri said that both events are important platforms for discussing the challenges and opportunities in the tourism sector of the region and strategies need to be implemented for increasing sustainable tourism development and build strong partnerships between public and private sectors in the field.