RAWALPINDI: Managing Director PTDC, Ch. Abdul Ghafoor Khan is leaving for Qatar on 26th September to attend the Official Celebration of World Tourism Day. This year, for the first time, Managing Director Pakistan Tourism will be attending the Official Celebration of World Tourism Day 2017 at Doha, Qatar on 27th September 2017.
He has been invited by the Secretary General UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) as a Guest Speaker in the High Level Think Tank: Tourism as a means for sharing and enhancing our cultures and mutual understanding. The Think Tank will mainly focus on tourism development and promotion in developing countries.
During his visit, Ch. Ghafoor will meet the General Secretary UNWTO and will invite him to hold International UNWTO conferences in Pakistan also. Both have also met earlier this year in Spain to discuss the same issue. He will also meet his Qatari counterpart during the meeting to discuss different aspects of tourism cooperation.
World Tourism Day is celebrated on 27th September throughout the world under the theme declared by UNWTO. This year theme declared by UNWTO is “Sustainable Tourism– A tool for development”.