Sat, 05 Sep 2020 21:33 - Updated Sat, 05 Sep 2020 21:41
Angola displays tourist potential in Beijing
Luanda - The tourism potential that the country offers was presented today, in Beijing, during the opening of the city's International Fair, by Angola's Ambassador to China, João Salvador dos Santos Neto.
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During the opening of the event, according to a press release that ANGOP had access to, the Angolan diplomat was the first speaker among the guests at the fair called "The colourful world of Beijing," where he considered that the country wanted to be part of the international tourism route and that currently offers various investment opportunities in that sector.
On that occasion, Mr. Neto said that Angola offers attractive beaches, stunning landscapes, rivers with spectacular waterfalls, a good climate and a linguistic and cultural diversity.
"Angola is carrying out economic reforms that encourage private investment in areas that aim to boost tourism," the document said.
At the opening ceremony, which brought together around 18,000 companies and representatives from 180 countries, Angola took part in the traditional costume parade. Its stand featured several products, including sculptures, postcards and copies of the poetic work "Sagrada Esperança" by António Agostinho Neto, in Chinese language.
The fair runs from 5 to 9 September and was opened by the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, who in his speech reiterated China's position in defence of "multilateralism as a path for global development and for achieving a future with shared gains.
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