Deliberations of the 10th Islamic Conference of the ministers of tourism in the member�s states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation began in Dhaka yesterday. The Sultanate, represented by the Ministry of Tourism, is taking part in the conference.
The Sultanate�s participating delegation is being led by Ahmed bin Nasser Al Meherzi, Minister of Tourism. The ceremony with the theme �Enhancing Regional Integration through Tourism� was held under the patronage of Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh.
During this session, OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al Othaimeen presented his report to the Ministers of Tourism of OIC states. The report included the implementation of the OIC framework for cooperation in the field of tourism in terms of promoting Islamic tourism, celebratory activities of Islamic tourism capitals, tourism activities, organising tourist exhibitions, establishing tourism portal, tourism capacity building programmes, tourism publications, and tourism statistics and studies.