12:45 – 14:15 - GMT/UTC+8 (CST)
The UCLG ASPAC Tourism Committee has established during the Executive Bureau Meeting on 9th September 2021. The Xi’an Municipal People’s Government initiates the Tourism Committee within UCLG ASPAC. Its members will be member cities and local governments of UCLG ASPAC, tourism cities along the Silk Road, and sister cities of Xi’an.
The principle of the Committee is to promote harmonious development, exchanges, and mutual learning of tourism, promote exchanges and cooperation between members and tourism cities along the Silk Road and promote the coordinated development, mutual benefit, and win-win situation and solutions of cultural tourism among cities. As known to all, tourism is one of the world’s most important economic sectors. It boosts economies and enables cities to thrive. Therefore, the Committee helps to ensure that tourism regains its position as a provider of decent jobs, stable incomes, and the protection of our cultural and natural heritage.
Dr. Bernadia I. Tjandradewi
Xi'an Municipal People's Government