ABU DHABI, 29th May, 2021 (WAM) — The UAE has obtained support from member states of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the Middle East for its candidature for the organisation’s Executive Council for the first time.
The voting process to ratify candidacy will take place during the UNWTO General Assembly meeting in Morocco next October.
The UAE submitted its nomination while chairing the 47th meeting of the UNWTO Regional Commission for the Middle East, hosted by Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. UNWTO Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili, along with the 13 members of the UNWTO Regional Commission for the Middle East attended the meeting.
The member states have also agreed to work together on core initiatives intended to harmonise travel protocols for safe and responsible travel and reinvigorate regional travel through the following ways: Developing a…