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Tourism Ministry to mark World Tourism Working day

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Enjoyment of Thursday, 17 September 2020

Source: GNA

2020-09-17

Barbara Oteng Gyasi, Tourism MinisterBarbara Oteng Gyasi, Tourism Minister

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Lifestyle (MoTAC) on Thursday reported the 2020 Globe Tourism Working day (WTD) functions commences from Tuesday, September 22 to 27.

It has also selected two cities: Bogoso and Takoradi in the Western Region to host gatherings of the celebration, a assertion issued and signed by Alhaji Alhassan Abubakar Sadik, Community Affairs Supervisor at the Ministry, and copied to the Ghana Information Agency in Accra, explained.

It claimed the 2020 WTD sought to rejoice the sector’s unique potential to push economic development and give chances exterior of massive towns, specifically individuals that would in any other case be remaining at the rear of.

It was also to derive most economic impact from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and to invariably place tourism as the topmost precedence on the Government’s agenda.

“The Environment Tourism Day 2020 also underscores the important function tourism performs in preserving and marketing cultural heritage and curbing city migration in Ghana and the entire world at substantial,’’ the assertion stated.

This year’s celebration is on the concept: “Tourism and Rural Improvement.”

Events lined up consist of a virtual symposium by using zoom, health and fitness walk, tree planting exercising, musical live performance and grand durbar and photograph exhibition.

The WTD is an yearly celebration, celebrated globally on September 27, to spotlight the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic significance around the world.

The assertion, therefore, appealed to the public, citizens of the host area, gamers in the tourism, arts and culture business and the media to help the Ministry to assure the results of the celebrations.

“Assistance by all and sundry for the event would without doubt help the Government and the Ministry to resuscitate the tourism sector as we contend with the COVID-19 pandemic by selling the essential part tourism performs in the socio-cultural and economic development of the nation,” it stated.

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