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'Billions of dollars to pour into the country'

by Mandla Ndlovu
17 May 2019 at 15:59hrs | Views
The Tourism Industry is set to contribute billions of dollars into the national purse the Deputy Minister of Information Publicity and Broadcasting Services has said.

Posting a video of Chinese tourists said, "See Chinese tourists as they showcase their talent at State House yesterday in the presence of President ED Mnangagwa. Now under the leadership of Minister Prisca Mupfumira, the tourism industry is set for a rebound with billions expected in earnings yearly."

On Thursday President Emerson Mnangagwa hosted a cocktail where he hosted for a visiting 343-member Chinese tourist delegation at State House.

Mnangagwa said, "My Government has adopted various strategies to ensure sustainable long-term growth of the tourism sector.

"These include increasing tourist arrivals and promoting investment in tourism related infrastructure. We therefore continue to encourage investment in infrastructure such as hotels and other facilities that will widen our tourism products.

"The introduction of a number of incentives will further help promote investments into the sector. These include the declaration of Tourism Special Economic Zone, which covers Victoria Falls, Binga and Kariba tourism corridor among others."

Source - Byo24News