Experts: Arabic tourism strategy will support the Iraqi tourism and promote national economy
Monday, 02-04-2012 12: 25 pm
Baghdad (News)/report/Hussein Faleh/... The Iraqi tourism sector suffered significant deterioration as a result of circumstances experienced by the country in wars and an economic blockade and terrorism over the past years, which has made tourism in Iraq, neglected and non-dimmed and the tourist sector of considerable financial resources for certain countries and who rely upon
As a source of GDP for the conduct of State Affairs and financial expenditure, therefore, turn the whole Arabic to this sector as a common factor between Arabic countries for the advancement of their economies, and likewise met the Ministers of economy and Finance of the Arabs in Arabic Summit that concluded Thursday in Baghdad doing to raise the topic activate Arabic tourism strategy one of its three main axes, against the background of that explored (News Agency news) the views of economists and stakeholders in the tourism sector, which confirmed that the topic tourism strategy will strengthen the tourism sector in Arabic Iraq and play through the tourism promotion and development facilities to tourists Arabs as visas "visa" etc., this will be additional funds to state coffers and would strengthen the position of the Iraqi economy to the economies of the countries of the world.
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Expert in tourism affairs Majeed Al-Azzawi, standard Arabic tourism strategy paper tabled at the meeting of the Arab Ministers of economy and finance in Baghdad would serve the tourism interfaces between Arabic States generally and the tourism and antiquities in Iraq in particular, through the provision of facilities for tourists and the subject of promotion which will be unified by introducing Arabic University in Turkey, Turkish Forum under the auspices of the Arab League Arabic and Turkish President, which will aim to promote tourism, Arabic.
He said Al-Azzawi (News Agency news): this strategic push to activate tourism inflows into Iraq through common programmes and promotion of the University, in addition to promoting Arabic by Iraq through the Ministry of tourism and Antiquities and tourism and aviation companies to all civil, tourism organizations to attract Arab and foreign tourists, and this would strengthen the Iraqi economy by adding another great resource.
Noted: most of the Arabic States including Iraq submitted a paper to determine the strategic vision and Arabic States prepared by the Committee of experts representing Arabic States for submission to the Arabic League for voting, and then brought to the Economic Committee and approved in Arabic of Baghdad when the Arab economy ministers ' meeting.
The Economist said he hoped on behalf of beautiful activate unified tourism strategy between Arabic countries and the process of economic integration among themselves which were put forward at the meeting of the Arab economic and Social Council in Baghdad, as will the economies of the Arab world and especially the Iraqi economy through tourism and development, describing Iraq's tourism sector "permanent wealth" being the money over the years when activated.
Beautifully (News News Agency): the tourism sector in Iraq "mazloum" being possessed great potential but unable to promote and attract foreign tourists as a result of natural conditions of others since Iraq which has made tourism sector suffers from degradation and discontent such as wars, terrorism and insecurity, referring to a security and stability necessary to attract tourists and improve the tourism sector in Iraq.
Enjoy historic archaeological sites Iraq dates back to thousands of years BC and big tourist spots with different with, in addition to religious tourism, which can make Iraq competing countries in the world in terms of tourist flow of tourists, and achieve additional financial resource to the country if activated.
The Economist suggested: establishing common Arab universities and institutes, particularly in tourism and hotel management to cadres Arabic States tourist can through them develop business tourism in the Arab world, stressing the importance of the role of the media in spreading awareness of Arab tourism and tourist and archaeological sites, education of citizens, mtamla through the return of Arabic States in one tent, in addition to the return of Iraq to the Arab surroundings, with the growth of tourism and promote the Iraqi economy Iraq and its evolution.
Economic analyst, between Abdel Salem announcing that the Nice meeting of the Ministers of economy and finance in the economic and Social Council in Baghdad achieved great success under the variables occurring in the Arabic States which met all in Baghdad, regardless of official representation of State, good resolutions which would support Arab economic integration, tourism and water conservation Arabic.
He said announcing (News Agency news): the subject of Arabic tourism strategy is very important if it will stimulate the economies of States applied Arabic all particularly those poor non-oil producers, in addition to tourism and in need of support and assistance for the purpose of promotion, but there are things to be activated with this topic, namely Visa "visa" between Arabic countries, noting that visa procedures for European countries visa easier for Arabic States.
Said: that the tourism sector is one of the key economic sectors that depend most countries particularly others in the oil producer's total capitalization, noting that Iraq has considerable wealth and enormous tourism and shrines and archaeological sites but its waste and dimmed and the actual form, which can be liberalized Iraqi economy and make it more forces.
Economic analyst called the need to duplicate meetings of Arab economy ministers to activate this theme and to promulgate laws and legislation between States in order to allow Arabic tourists Arabs move among Arabic States, stressing the importance of developing facilities by Iraqi Ministry of tourism and the tourism and antiquities to receive tourists and provide necessary services such as hotels, airports, and transportation.
While I disagree the Chairman of the Committee on tourism and Antiquities parliamentary deputy from the Islamic Union/block/Baker in his friend Hamma, saying: the subject of Arabic tourism strategy is successful because of the absence of genuine cooperation on the regional level and Arab advancement indeed the Iraqi tourism, but the parliamentary Tourism Committee working hard in cooperation with the Ministry of tourism and the tourism and antiquities to the advancement of the tourism sector.
Referring friend (News News Agency): security concern remains the main obstacle to the development of tourism and antiquities in Iraq, and guide the foreigner comes to Kurdistan and come to the Centre and South of Iraq, because of insecurity in the country, noting that the Arab economy ministers meeting in Baghdad would not give positive results for the Iraqi tourism as long as non-security stability in the country.
The President of the Parliamentary Commission for tourism and Antiquities: that Iraq has many advantages that make it tops the region tourism terms as a result of its many archaeological sites and cultural attractions and beautiful which makes the Iraqi economy evolves and advances in the event of use and invest in the correct format.
This was endorsed by the economic and Social Council, at its meeting in Baghdad on Tuesday, in the presence of the Ministers of finance, economy and Arabs, three strategies on water security and tourism and disaster reduction to face future challenges and requirements for sustainable development.
The meeting concluded, inter alia, resolutions and enable the reporter (News News Agency) to obtain the text of resolutions, where Ministers decided at their meeting: adoption of Arabic tourism strategy and its implementation mechanisms, and requested the Arab Ministerial Council on tourism to take the necessary steps to implement the strategy and application of mechanisms of Arabic tourism and follow-up implementation processes.