Press Release

Ambassador of Senegal presents credentials to World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

PR No.: 
PR 17097
24 Aug 17

The Ambassador of Senegal, H.E. Mr Mamadou Sow, has presented his credentials to the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, accrediting him as Permanent Representative of his country to UNWTO. UNWTO is the United Nations specialized agency for tourism and is based in Madrid, Spain.

During the meeting, Rifai expressed to Ambassador Sow the Organization’s determination and commitment to continue strengthening its close relationship with Senegal.

Senegal received 1 million international tourist arrivals in 2015; a plus of 4.5%, generating 368 million US dollars in receipts. Senegal has been a Member State of the UNWTO since 1975.

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Photos of the Visit

UNWTO Media Officer Rut Gomez Sobrino

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UNWTO Communications & Publications Programme

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