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Angola: Ministers discuss boosting ecotourism in protected areas

2015/05/14

At the conference, held for the initial time, the minister agreed that boosting and promoting ecotourism in the various conservation areas will provide numerous gains to both sectors.

The Environment minister said that the chain of environmental actions involving tourism will promote the complexity of national culture and strengthen the economy.

Angolan ministers of Environment Fátima Jardim, and Hotel and Tourism, Pedro Mutinde, met Wednesday in Luanda, under the presidential order on the promotion of ecotourism in protected areas.

The minister as well expressed satisfaction that over the forty years of independence her sector has performed with rigor for a healthy and sustainable development of the country.

Fátima Jardim appealed for preservation of environment, a conscious exploitation of resources, accepting the advice of awareness campaigns for sustainable tourism development.

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