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Zambia Minister For Tourism & The Arts To Lead Her Delegation To The Carnival In Seychelles This Week

April 24, 2014 Destination Global No Comments Email Email

Seychelles-TravelConfirmation has now been received that Minister Jean Kapata, the Zambian Minister responsible for Tourism and the Arts will be leading her delegation to the 2014 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria in the Seychelles.

DSC00113The Minister from the Zambia responsible for Tourism and the Arts will be making her will be making her maiden trip as Minister since her recent appointment. The importance of Tourism for Zambia has been restated by the Zambian President last week when he announced that Tourism and Agriculture are activities of High National Importance and are now Priority Sectors.

Minister Jean Kapata from Zambia will be leading a delegation of fifteen which will include a Culture Troupe. The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture has welcomed the confirmation from Zambia saying that the visit by Minister Jean Kapata would give him and his Zambian counterpart the opportunity to discuss the way forward for the MOU signed last year in Livingstone during the UNWTO General Assembly Meeting.

It was Jimmy Butt, the Seychelles Tourism Ambassador to Zambia who personally delivered the letter of invitation from Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture to his Zambian counterpart, Minister Jean Kapata, the Zambia Minister responsible for Tourism and the Arts and it is Jimmy Butt who has been the liaison between Seychelles Tourism and Zambia. Minister St.Ange has confirmed that he will be personally at Seychelles International Airport on Thursday the 24th April to welcome Minister Jean Kapata as she lands from the Kenya Airways flight from Nairobi.

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