Brussels, Belgium, March 18, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- The Office of the President of European Council on Tourism and Trade announced that H.E. President of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh has being consecrated as a World Leader of Tourism and as a member of European Tourism Academy for his “recognition of the role and significance of tourism on world stage.”
The official letter emanating from European Council on Tourism and Trade encourages Djibouti leadership to continue on the road for development via tourism growth and for poverty reduction strategy:
“Today, the Government of Djibouti is recognizing the importance of tourism as a key facilitator for the country development and international promotion, investing in infrastructure and capacity building, creating a special team under Your Excellency leadership for destination promotion and management and protecting the cultural, natural and historical patrimony of the country.” -Professor Dr. Anton Caragea
The letter signed by H.E. European Council on Tourism and Trade President-Professor Dr. Anton Caragea and European Tourism Academy Director-Dr. Mircea Constantinescu for H.E. President Ismail Omar Guelleh reads on:
“Under Your Excellency leadership, the Government of Republic of Djibouti has for a long time recognized and abated the importance of culture and tourism as key facilitators for the country development and international promotion.
“Your leadership has succeeded in creating an exemplary and powerful poverty reduction strategy in Djibouti Vision 2035 which focuses on promoting Economic Growth, Employment, and lifting out of poverty of all the population of Djibouti.
“Your activities had created what we are celebrating today: The Djibouti – Pearl of the Red Sea and World Capital of Culture and Tourism.
“Djibouti is an example for development activities, investment protection and facilitation, economic growth and wealth spreading to the nation and this is the creation of your life long experience and devotion to your people.(Academician Mircea Constantinescu)”
According to the World Bank most recent report on world economy, President Ismail Omar Guelleh developmental policies lifted Djibouti out of poverty and raised it to number five on the top of world fastest growing economies in 2018.
The Letter addressed to World Leaders of Tourism and Development comes in “recognition of world leaders that are elected members of European Tourism Academy and are placing at the fore of their activity the historical patrimony of their country and use it, and preserve it for the benefit of the future generation, leaders who grasp the importance of tourism as the most important part of diplomacy, international relations and raising national profile on world arena. -European Council on Tourism and Trade