Cambodian Tourism Minister chairs the ASEAN Tourism Ministers Special Meeting via Video Conference

RNK Phnom Penh, May, 1st, 2020

After attending the special Meeting via Video Conference, ASEAN Tourism Ministers suggested solutions to joint problems or impacts on tourism in their respective countries and regions.

The Special Meeting on the Impact of COVID-19 on ASEAN Tourism via Video Conference on April ,29 ,2020, was chaired by Minister of Tourism of the Kingdom of Cambodia, HE Thong Khon, in his tenure as ASEAN Tourism Chairman in 2020,  the nine ASEAN Tourism Ministers as well as the ASEAN Secretary-General were attended this event.

Discussions focused on measures to prevent COVID-19 and its impact in each member country, as well as strategic plans and action to rescue tourism ahead of the Mitigation phase or Early Recovery as well as the Post Covid-19 Crisis Recovery Plan.

Based on the spirit of ASEAN cooperation, and in accordance with the guidelines of the international community and partners, the ASEAN Tourism Ministers decided to issue a joint statement highlighting the results of the Special Meeting, focusing on the seven points.


By Mr Pheara!