Mozambique: Nyusi Urges Profitable and Sustainable Tourism Industry

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Monday urged the countries bathed by the Indian Ocean to work together to transform tourism into a profitable, sustainable and inclusive industry.In this way, he argued, a dynamic would emerge from tourism products and services which could be a driving force in the growth of the economies of those countries.

Nyusi was speaking in Jakarta during the third session of the Business Forum of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), held under the theme “Towards the Sustainable and Equitable Growth of the Indian Ocean Rim”.

“We are tourist countries par excellence”, he said, “endowed with great natural beauty. We are united in the richness of the cultural diversity resulting from the integration of four continents, all of them bathed by the waters of the Indian Ocean”.

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