MEMBERS of the East African Legislative Meeting (EALA) have visited the Ngorongoro Conservation Space (NCA), as a part of their marketing campaign to advertise vacationer sights within the bloc.
The EALA lawmaker from Rwanda, who additionally chairs the EALA ‘s Agriculture, Tourism, and Pure Assets (ATNR) committee, Ms Francoise Uwumukiza mentioned that the meeting determined to assist Tanzania authorities’s efforts in selling tourism.
She mentioned they determined to begin with the Ngorongoro Conservation Space (NCA), the world’s prime tourism vacation spot.
“The federal government of Tanzania and the Ngorongoro Conservation Space Authority (NCAA) have carried out an excellent job to protect, handle the surroundings, shield the wildlife, cultural heritages, and geological tourism, which has led to the NCA being recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Websites,” Ms Uwumukiza mentioned.
Chairman of the Tourism and Wildlife Administration Sub-Committee, Dr Shogo Mlozi, who can be an EALA MP from Tanzania, mentioned that statistics present that the EAC area attracted 6.95 million vacationers in 2019.
“The area requires an intensive advertising to herald extra vacationers and for this reason EALA MPs have launched into a marketing campaign to advertise the regional sights to lure extra vacationers from Europe, America, Asia, and Africa,” Dr Mlozi mentioned.
She added: “Whereas we’re engaged in Parliamentary actions, we are going to proceed to make use of the Members of Parliament who function the folks’s representatives to go to the tourism locations in every of the member states.”
For her half, Amb Fatma Ndangiza from Uganda congratulated the federal government of Tanzania for giving precedence to wildlife conservation actions, the surroundings, and cultural heritage, persevering with to draw guests from varied international locations to go to Tanzania.
Furthermore, the consultant from the NCAA, Senior Assistant Commissioner Engineer Joshua Mwankunda mentioned that the go to of EALA MPs was of great that means when it comes to advertising the vacationer attraction.
“It is a continuation of the NCAA efforts to proceed receiving teams of friends from varied nations,” Mwankunda mentioned.
The NCA supplies a possibility to guests to see many sights in NCA, together with the volcanic Ngorongoro Crater, the Massive 5, geological sights, the Olduvai Gorge Museum, the Historic Laetoli Human Footprints which might be 3.6 million years previous, the shifting sands, and plenty of extra” he mentioned.
The delegation of the EALA consists of MPs from seven EAC member states – Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), South Sudan and Rwanda.