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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI VISITS UNWTO HQ IN MADRID AHEAD OF NIGERIA HOSTING THE FIRST EVER GLOBAL CONFERENCE

BoomRadioNG | June 2, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari during his ongoing visit to Madrid, Spain expressed Nigeria’s readiness to host the first-ever Global Conference on Tourism, Culture, and the Creative Industry by November this year in a conducive environment.

He said this during his visit to the headquarters of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in the Spanish capital at the beginning of his State Visit to the country.  President Buhari described the granting Nigeria hosting rights as” further proof of Nigeria’s support for the vision of the organization and also an affirmation of the confidence reposed in our country by your organization.’’

 

 

 

He noted that the event would provide yet another opportunity for the country to showcase its tourism and creative industry to the whole world.

President Buhari assured participants from across the world of “a safe and secure environment as well as excellent facilities,” adding, “we look forward to welcoming all participants.”

In addition, he said that the country had been consistent in supporting the organization since joining in 1975, noting that Nigeria had also been elected Chairman of the Commission for Africa between 2005 and 2007.

In his remarks, Secretary General, UNWTO, Zurab Pololikashvili said the visit of the President is a direct confirmation of how important tourism is to Nigeria, describing Nigeria as “a big country with huge resources in culture, nature and diversity.

 

 

 

 

 

Dolupo Balogun

Written by BoomRadioNG

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