Côte D’Ivoire’s Minister of Tourism Siandou Fofana has led a delegation to the headquarters of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Madrid Spain.
The visit to Madrid was part of the ministry of tourism’s plans to further the cooperation between the west African country and the UNWTO.
The meeting focused on how the UNWTO can help them with expertise in the execution of the country’s flagship project called “sublime Côte D’Ivoire “.
The Secretary General of UNWTO Ambasssdor Zurab Pololikashvili was full of praise for the minister and his leadership of Ivorien tourism. He reiterated the cooperation between the two and promised the support for the country.
The regional director for Africa program Elcia Grandcourt took time to take the delegation through the ongoing projects in the region.
The Minister Siandou Fofana expressed appreciation to the UN tourism body and mentioned how the project will change the face of tourism in Cote D’ivoire.
The “Sublime Côte D’Ivoire “ is aimed at making Côte d’Ivoire Africa’s fifth biggest tourism destination from 2025.