The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, in partnership with the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has marked the 2013 World Tourism Day at Nkroful in the Western Region under the theme ‘Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future’.
The theme sought to focus on tourism’s significant role and contribution to worldwide water conservation efforts. It offered a platform to urge all stakeholders to join global World Tourism Day campaign and continue to devise innovative solutions to ensuring sustainable access to water resources across the country.
Activities carried out to mark the day included a tour of the Atuabo Gas processing plant and a grand durbar at Nkroful, birthplace of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. There was also a tour to the famous and unique village built on stilt, Nzulezo.
Dignitaries that partook in the event included the 2nd Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Mrs. Matilda Amissah-Arthur, Ministers of State, some members of the Diplomatic Community, Members of Parliament, among others.
credit: By ModernGhana.com
27th of September, 2013
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