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APD | Vietnam ready to host ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019

Lifestyle2019-01-13

By APD writer AliceHanoi, Jan. 13 (APD) – Vietnam is ready to host the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 (ATF 2019), scheduled to take place in Ha Long city, the northeastern province of Quang Ninh from January 14-18. According to Le Quang Tung, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Vietnam first hosted the ATF 10 years ago and this year’s edition is set to open opportunities for cooperation and promote the beauty of the people, countries and cultures in the region to international friends, he said. “ATF 2019 is the bridge that enhances ASEAN’s geopolitical position and its partners through bilateral and multilateral dialogues,” he noted.With the theme of “ASEAN – The Power of One”, the forum is in line with ASEAN cooperation, towards a “One Vision, One Identity, One Community” bloc.Vietnam has become a dynamic and prominent tourist destination that attracts visitors with its special values in culture and history, beautiful natural sceneries, friendly and hospitable people. In the ASEAN community, Vietnam’s tourism is closely linked with other member countries, aiming at prosperity and sustainable development, he said.Tung affirmed that it is a chance for Vietnam to enhance its position in regional tourism cooperation and introduce its huge potential.The ATF, established in 1981, is a regional effort to promote ASEAN as one tourist destination. The annual event involves all the tourism sectors of the 10 member states.(ASIA PACIFIC DAILY)

By APD writer Alice

Hanoi, Jan. 13 (APD) – Vietnam is ready to host the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 (ATF 2019), scheduled to take place in Ha Long city, the northeastern province of Quang Ninh from January 14-18. 

According to Le Quang Tung, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Vietnam first hosted the ATF 10 years ago and this year’s edition is set to open opportunities for cooperation and promote the beauty of the people, countries and cultures in the region to international friends, he said. 

“ATF 2019 is the bridge that enhances ASEAN’s geopolitical position and its partners through bilateral and multilateral dialogues,” he noted.

With the theme of “ASEAN – The Power of One”, the forum is in line with ASEAN cooperation, towards a “One Vision, One Identity, One Community” bloc.

Vietnam has become a dynamic and prominent tourist destination that attracts visitors with its special values in culture and history, beautiful natural sceneries, friendly and hospitable people. In the ASEAN community, Vietnam’s tourism is closely linked with other member countries, aiming at prosperity and sustainable development, he said.

Tung affirmed that it is a chance for Vietnam to enhance its position in regional tourism cooperation and introduce its huge potential.

The ATF, established in 1981, is a regional effort to promote ASEAN as one tourist destination. The annual event involves all the tourism sectors of the 10 member states.

(ASIA PACIFIC DAILY)

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