2nd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture Held in Muscat

The second UN World Tourism Organization/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture was held in Muscat, Capital city of Oman.

The Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma led the Indian delegation. The conference was focused on sustainable development, culture and tourism as a factor of peace and prosperity; tourism development and protection of cultural heritage.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Exam-
  • Minister of Tourism of Oman- Ahmed Bin Naseer Bin Hamad al-Mehrzi.
  • Oman Capital- Muscat, Currency- Omani rial.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)