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SIERRA LEONE TOURISM MINISTER MADE A PRESTIGIOUS GENERAL TOUR OF SITA 2019

The Tourism Minister garnered SITA attention. The Sierra Leone Minister of Tourism stand out strong amongst others, even though it’s the only English speaking Destination but demonstrated visibility and proactive recognition of Sierra Leone and this restored dignity again in the Ivorian French speaking country. The Country’s attendance was timely and necessary for profiling and the rebranding process.

Foreign exhibitors were astonished by the level of attention given to Minister of Tourism and it’s delegation, during the event. The Ivorians were still considering Sierra Leone to be a war zone and insecured tourist Destination, this the Minister of Tourism was able to make a destinctive clarity to the visitors and in key Investment meetings.

Key meetings for Tourism development, Investment, transportation and timely B2B was attended to sought better and profitable outcomes for the country.

Also the Minister and senior officers that formed part of the delegation were part of the Tour De SITA organised solely for Sierra Leone able Minister of Tourism, to ascertain a first hand facts and measure the weight of the event.

The enthusiastic Minister of tourism was energetic and poised to visit several booths within the trade ground.

The last day of the event brought more attention for meetings on many trending issues: like Investment in accommodation, Eco tourism and many more.

Surprised! Surprised! The Ivorians and Sierra Leone delegation celebrated the Minister of Tourism on her Birthday. Where she made her birthday Statement and extend profound thanks and appreciation for the surprise.

HARD WORK PAYS- DR. MEMUNATU B. PRATT MINISTER OF THE YEAR

Diaspora Focus DEVELOPMENT AWARD- awarded Dr. Memunatu B. Pratt Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs as the Best and most outstanding Minister of the year 2018..

Madam Memunatu B. Pratt indeed had a mass public vote and that was also demonstrated by the audience nonstop random applauses, as a signal of genuine win.

Dr. Pratt since the inception of her appointment as Minister of Tourism, she has been able to provide the correct leadership and strategic Tourism Governance by applying best practices for tourism sector.

If one could be sincere to measure the tangible performances of the Minister, it is of no doubt that indeed she has made a lot of correct and positive strides to keep the sector alert and proactive; among others she has been able to:

The introduction of a sustainable beach cleaning Nationwide.

The introduction of Adopt The Booth Theory, to keep the beaches clean, safe.

The Establishment of the entertainment foundation.

The massive ministeral supports extended to entertainers.

The tourism diagnosis trip to Bonthe/ Shebro Islands.

The introduction of Bonthe Agro- Cultural and Tourism Festival and KabalaFest
The rebranding and positioning of Sierra Leone in the tourist generating regions.

The review of the Tourism Act and other related acts.

Strong advocacy on Visa Free and Visa on Landing
Strong and timely advocacy on reduction on Air tickets.

Negotiation of Tourism studies program at Universities in Sierra Leone.

With these indicators, the voters and Diaspora Focus made no mistakes in voting her as the Minister of the Year.

CONGRATULATIONS MADAM MINISTER OF TOURISM

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KAI B. SAQUEE