Council of tourism ministers convenes on Arab tourism strategy

Outlining of new draft in light of international developments in the field of tourism, says report

An Arab committee is tasked with outlining the new draft in light of international developments in the field of tourism
An Arab committee is tasked with outlining the new draft in light of international developments in the field of tourism

The council of tourism ministers recently convened on an Arab tourism strategy, according to Egypt Today news outlet.

Press statements after the meeting revealed that Arab League (AL) assistant secretary general for economic affairs Kamal Hassan Aly had said that the strategy was submitted by Egypt's Tourism Ministry and had been endorsed by an Arab Summit in Baghdad in 2012.

The news outlet also reported that headed by Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania el Mashaat, an Arab committee is tasked with outlining the new draft in light of international developments in the field of tourism, Aly said.

Reportedly, Aly noted that the document should be titled "a strategy to support and develop Arab tourism".

He also said that the meeting also took up efforts to activate the tourism info and statistics sector, which is submitted by Bahrain.

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