Baku, Azerbaijan, May 4
By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend:
The fourth World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue opens up broad opportunities to discuss important issues related to the development of tourism, Abdel Ghaffar, deputy secretary general of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), said at a press conference in Baku May 4.
The 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue kicked off in Baku on the theme “Advancing Intercultural Dialogue: New Avenues for Human Security, Peace and Sustainable Development” May 4.
He added that tourism plays an important role in an intercultural dialogue and in global economy as well.
Over the last 10 years tourism has become one of the leading industries, Ghaffar said.
A special session on the development of tourism will be organized as part of the forum, Ghaffar said, adding that important tasks will be discussed and opinions will be exchanged there.