Zambia was on Wednesday elected as chair of the United Nations (UN) World Tourism Organization (WTO) in Africa.

Zambia was elected during elections held at the ongoing UNWTO 23rd General Assembly in Russia, according to a release.


According to the statement, Zambia will oversee the tourism sector for the African continent for the next two years and will collaborate with the Africa Union (AU).

During its tenure, Zambia will preside over the implementation of a special agenda for Africa approved by the UNWTO Executive Council at its 110th session.

It is the first UNWTO pilot project dubbed “UNWTO Agenda 2030: Tourism for Inclusive Development”. Enditem


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