13 February 2019
THE last day of the seventh World Government Summit held in Dubai has been progressive for the country’s tourism industry following the Minister Prisca Mupfumira’s successful engagement with the Dubai tourism director general Helal Almari.
Dubai pledged unconditional support to the tourism ministry through the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority.
“Areas of cooperation and support will include knowledge exchange, capacity building, skills development I the areas of marketing and destination management.
“The meeting also discussed the possibilities of facilitation of numerous benchmarking exercise and exposure visits.
“There was also a discussion on the possibility of Dubai participating and exhibiting at Zimbabwe’s tourism business expo Sanganai/ Hlanganani.
“Through the ZTA, Zimbabwe will facilitate linkages between the Zimbabwean and Dubai tourism private sectors,” said the ZTA spokesperson Godfrey Koti.
The summit, which kicked off on Sunday, attracted more than 4000 participants from 140 countries.
Heads of State, Ministers and Government officials have converged on the platform to discuss the world’s future at the three-day event.