Muscat, The GCC Tourism Undersecretaries held
their preparatory meeting in Muscat today under the chair of Maitha
bint Saif Al-Mahrooqi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Tourism.
In her opening speech, she explained that this meeting comes as a
continuation of the exerted efforts to unify activities and upgrade the
tourism sector in the GCC countries, and in order to follow up what was
studied and approved at the third meeting, held at the headquarters of
the GCC Secretariat General in Riyadh in 2016.
The meeting reviewed a follow up report of implementing the third
meeting's decisions of the Ministers Responsible for Tourism held in
Riyadh and the summary report on the implementation of an executive
plan for the comprehensive vision of joint tourism work among the GCC
The meeting reviewed the previous proposals and perceptions
related to the designation and selection of a Gulf city each year to
become the capital of the Gulf tourism. It also reviewed the proposals
related to the establishment of a program of initiatives and events that
promote belonging and citizenship, entitled "Experiencing the Gulf".
Source: Oman News Agency