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Workshop conducted aimed at strengthening role of stakeholders in tourism sector development

A workshop was conducted aimed at strengthening the role of tourism service provision institutions in the tourism sector development.

Asmara, 30 March 2015- A workshop was conducted aimed at strengthening the role of tourism service provision institutions in the tourism sector development.

In a speech he delivered at the workshop conducted on 27 March, Ms. Lia Gebreab, Head of the Ministry of Tourism Central region branch, said that the tourism resources that include artifacts, historical sites, culture and traditions of the society as well as religious festivities and festivals are under the ownership of the public, and that the role of the public is essential for their development.

She further stated that the tradition of hospitality of the Eritrean people is one of its exemplary values, and that tourists expect the right information and warm welcome. Ms. Lia further called on the society to work to that end.

Mr. Mohammed Idris, Director General of Tourism Services at the MOT, indicated that the multi-faceted infrastructure development in the country attests to the bright tourism development in Eritrea, and called on the public in general and the tourism service provision institutions in particular to become the main actors.

In a related report, Maj. Gen. Romodan Aweliai, Administrator of the Central region, said that the peace and serenity, cleanness, the Art Deco buildings and the like have significant contribution in the nation’s development of tourism industry, and called on all the stakeholders to play due role and make due impact on tourists.

The workshop participants on their part called on the employees of the tourism service provision institutions to master different languages, become well aware of the situation in the country and the world, besides getting acquainted with the ancient and historical sites in the country in addition to paying due attention about the information they are about to provide.

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