21.02.2013 -

Endorsing the National Tourism Strategy

Thirty one senior staff from the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, the Iraqi Tourism Board, and representatives of private sector tourism and hospitality Iraqi attended a workshop in Amman, Jordan on 20-21 February 2013 to revise and endorse key planning documents set in the framework of Assisting the Government of Iraq to Develop a National Tourism Strategy; a pioneering project implemented by UNESCO.

The workshop enabled the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and main stakeholders in the private sector to review and endorse three planning documents prepared by a consulting team of international tourism experts: the National Strategic Framework for Tourism with emphasis on the institutional development for the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities; the Babel Tourism Development Plan; and the Najaf Tourism Development Plan.

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