The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says Nigeria will host the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Regional Conference in 2022.
The minister disclosed this in Sal Island, Cape Verde, after a meeting with the Secretary-General of the UNWTO, Mr Zurab Pololikashvili.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the UNWTO, founded on Nov. 1, 1975, is the UN specialised agency entrusted with the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.
NAN also reports that Mohammed is in Sal Island, with other African Culture and Tourism Ministers, to attend the 64th Conference of UNWTO Commission for Africa and the Second Edition of the UNWTO Global Tourism Investment Forum.
Speaking with NAN after meeting Pololikashvili, the minister said the regional conference, to be hosted in Nigeria, would focus on tourism and creative industry.
He said the tourism and creative industry team was chosen because of the…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper