Kuwait's participation in Berlin International Tourism Exhibition (ITB Berlin) to bolster tourism movement among GCC countries, Assistant Undersecretary in the Tourism sector in Information Ministry Jassim Al-Habib said Sunday.
Al-Habib made his remarks to KUNA on the sideline on the conclusion of the event, stressing on the importance of energizing tourism among GCC countries, based on newly adopted guidelines of the Information Minister and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Hmoud Al-Sabah.
Al-Habib described Kuwait's participation in the exhibition with pride and pleasure, noting on also being with tourism officials that are from GCC and Arab nations.
Regarding Kuwait's pavilion in the exhibition, Al-Habib said that they're ambitious to convey Kuwait's cultural and heritage image through this exhibition, adding that they're always keen on improving Kuwait's image in international arenas. Al-Habib added that the role of tourism is critical to any country's national economy, it has become another source dependent heavily by any state.