Nigeria has won the right to host the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) conference in 2018.
This is an indication of the confidence of the global community has in Nigeria.
“This is a global endorsement of programmes and efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration, ” Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the information and culture minister said.
Mohammed said on Thursday in Addis Ababa that the hosting right reiterated the confidence the global community has in Nigeria.
The minister led Nigeria’s delegation to Addis Ababa for the 59th edition of the meeting and a high level meeting on Chinese Outbound Tourism in Africa.
“Wednesday was a big moment for Nigeria here in Addis Ababa because Nigeria got the endorsement of the whole world to host the 61st session of the CAF mission of the UNTWO.
“What that means really is that the entire world has endorsed the programmes and efforts of President Buhari’s administration,’’ he said.