Tourism Minister leads Oman delegation at World Tourism Organisation meeting in China
September 13, 2017 | 9:44 PM
The Ministry of Tourism has been keen to participate in the meetings of the General Assembly to meet with its counterparts from the outside world in order to strengthen bilateral relations in the field of tourism. Photo-ONA
Chengdu: The Sultanate, represented by the Ministry of Tourism, is participating in the twenty-second session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organisation (WTO), the meeting of the Middle East Committee and the Committee on Tourism and Sustainability held in Chinese City of Chengdu.
Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mahrzi, Minister of Tourism, leads the Sultanate’s delegation participating in these meetings.
The Ministry of Tourism has been keen to participate in the meetings of the General Assembly to meet with its counterparts from the outside world in order to strengthen bilateral relations in the field of tourism and its belief in the importance of this vital sector for achieving sustainable development, its ability to achieve a diversified economy, preserve cultural heritage while preserving biodiversity and supporting efforts, through which international bodies seek to develop in the tourism sector.
The agenda of the session for the year includes a number of different provisions for serving the tourism sector in all Member States of the Organisation, including the approval of the guidelines for the adoption of the draft World Tourism Organisation Convention to monitor the application of tourism ethics, the presentation of the relevant committee’s report thereon, the appointment of an ad hoc committee to finalise the draft, and the selection of the world committee on tourism etiquette.