RAK Ruler receives Arab Tourism Media Convoy

WAM RAS AL KHAIMAH, 23rd October, 2013 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, today received the Arab Tourism Media Convoy, visiting the emirate at the invitation of Ras al-Khaimah Tourism Development, with the participation of 25 journalists representing 17 Arab states.

During the meeting, Sheikh Saud welcomed the members of the Arab Tourism Media Convoy to, “their second country, the U.A.E.”, and urged them to cover the most important elements of tourism enjoyed by the U.A.E. in general and Ras al-Khaimah in particular.

The meeting was attended by Majdi Salim, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism in the Arab Republic of Egypt and a number of senior officials.

Sheikh Saud discussed with the journalists the importance of tourism in the Arab region and the mechanisms of activating them, stressing the role of tourist information as a main and positive partner of the state, through its tourist and cultural programmes.

Sheikh Saud agreed to the idea of creating an award in his name, the “Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi Award for Arab Tourism” in 2014.

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