Over a span of close to forty years, the ten member states of ASEAN have made immense progress in their efforts to promote this region as a single collective tourism destination with a culturally rich, diverse attractions and travel experiences. The matter was among touched by , Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism during the Handover ceremony of the ASEAN Tourism Chairmanship, ATF 2020 and Closing ceremony of the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 in Viet Nam.
The Minister also congratulated His Excellency Nguyen Ng?c Thien, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Viet Nam for successfully hosting the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 in Ha Long City. The Chairmanship handover ceremony was led by His Excellency Nguyen Ng?c Thien to Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang haji Ali bin Apong on last Friday at the Halong Bay Golf Clubhouse. At the Forum, Yang Berhormat has attended Twenty-Second ASEAN Tourism Ministers Meeting, Eighteenth Plus Three Tourism Ministers Meeting and the 7th ASEAN-India Tourism Ministers Meeting from 17th to 18th January.
Source: Radio Television Brunei