Hamedan to host UNWTO session in November

March 10, 2018

TEHRAN – The Iranian city of Hamedan will play host to the 40th World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Plenary Session of the Affiliate Members from November 12 to 14.

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization will organize the event, which is deemed a gateway for collaboration between the private and the public sectors in tourism throughout 2018 and beyond. 

A memorandum of understanding on the event was signed by UNWTO Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili and CHHTO Deputy Director Mohammad Moheb-Khodaei, during their Thursday meeting in Germany, IRNA reported.

The event will bring together over 500 travel-associated companies, educational and research institutions and NGOs, the report added.

Its principal mission is to foster relationships among affiliate members and member states and promote the mission of UNWTO and exchange of knowledge among expert, the organizers say.

PHOTO: CHHTO deputy director Mohammad Moheb-Khodaei (R) and UNWTO chief Zurab Pololikashvili shake hands on March 8, 2018.

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