Minister Angelkova took part in a meeting of the G20 ministers responsible for tourism in Buenos Aires

17 April 2018

The Minister of Tourism, Nikolina Angelkova, took part in the 8th meeting of the G20 ministers responsible for tourism in Argentina’s capital. The high-level guests of the forum include, inter alia, HRH Sultan bin Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud, a prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and India’s Minister of Tourism, Alphons Kanaanthanam. The major speakers are Argentina’s Minister of Tourism, Gustavo Santos, Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General of UN’s World Tourism Organization (WTO), Daniel Reymondi, Argentina’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, line ministers from all over the world, and delegates. One of the major forum topics is The Leading Role of Tourism in Sustainable Development: an Employment Driver“.

Bulgaria supports UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and works in promotion of its ideas both in country and internationally, said the Minister of Tourism, Nikolina Angelkova, during the G20 ministerial meeting. Bulgaria’s Ministry of Tourism created a concept for tourism zoning, thus enabling a more successful development of local communities, which is a sustainability fundament, said the Bulgarian minister, adding that the institution has also elaborated a strategy for sustainable development of tourism until 2030. She stated her certitude that the fact of Bulgaria taking over the EU Council presidency for the first time since its accession in 2007 will also contribute to tourism development in the region.

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