First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic met today with Mr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
In the talks, which included the participation of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications Rasim Ljajic and UN Team Resident Coordinator in Serbia Karla Hershey, they emphasized the importance and share that the sphere of tourism had in Serbian economy.
Minister Dacic introduced his interlocutor with the activities undertaken by Serbia in this context and emphasized its commitment to the further development of tourism, presenting the modalities for further cooperation with this important international organization.
Furthermore, gratitude was expressed to Mr. Taleb Rifai for the excellent cooperation in the past eight years of his office as Secretary General.
The UNWTO Secretary General, Mr. Rifai, presented concrete proposals for the promotion of tourism in Serbia, conveying readiness of this organization to provide assistance to this end.