Boosting exchange and cooperation in the areas of tourism, conventions and exhibitions is a key task in the framework of Forum Macau, the Secretary-General of the bloc said earlier this week.
Xu Yingzhen, speaking at the closing session of the Colloquium on Tourism Management, Conventions and Exhibitions for Portuguese-Speaking Countries, said that strengthening the exchange and cooperation in these areas is one of the main objectives of these meetings.
“Macau, with its multicultural characteristics and linguistic diversity, has unique advantages in the construction of the World Tourism and Leisure Centre,” said the Secretary-General of Forum Macau.
In conclusion, Xu Yingzhen called for the continued support of the participants in the development of Forum Macau and in the development of cooperation between the tourism, conventions and exhibitions centre between China and the Portuguese- speaking countries through the Macau Platform in order to promote the growth of the countries involved.
The Colloquium on Tourism Management, Conventions and Exhibitions for Portuguese-Speaking Countries, organised by Forum Macau Training Centre in collaboration with the University of the City of Macau, was held from 23 April to 6 May 2019, the first to be held by that centre in 2019.
A total of 31 officials, representatives and managers in various areas from the eight Portuguese-speaking countries that are members of Forum Macau, Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe and Timor-Leste to receive training in Macau.