MoHT UM attends knowledge-sharing seminar on ASEAN tourism standards in Pathein

Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism Dr Thet Thet Khine, along with Ayeyawady Region Economic Affairs Minister U Tin Aye and officials, visited the Ngwehsaung Resort Elephant Camp at the 19-mile post along the Pathein-Ngwehsaung high­way to observe its operations yesterday.


The Union Minister was in Pathein to attend a knowl­edge-sharing seminar on ASE­AN tourism standards at the Pathein Hotel on 26 February.


During the seminar, she presented the goals of the ASEAN Tourism Strategic Plan (2016-25) and discussed the implementation of ASEAN tourism standards.


She emphasized the neces­sity for collaboration between the public and private sectors to achieve sustainable devel­opment and provide quality services.


She proudly shared that Myanmar has already imple­mented ten tourism norms and has received 121 ASEAN tour­ism standard awards.


Subsequently, Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister U Tin Maung Win outlined the re­gional government’s initiatives for tourism development and provided an update on visitor statistics.


After the meeting, the Un­ion Minister visited the Yamon­nar Oo Hotel in Ngwehsaung and met with stakeholders in the region to discuss destina­tion promotions.


She emphasized the im­portance of cleanliness and shared future plans. Then, both she and the chief minister ad­dressed questions raised by the attendees. — MNA/NT