Lake Wonchi was chosen as the best tourist village.
At the 24th General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization, which is being held in Madrid, Spain, Lake Wonchi was chosen as the best tourist village of 2021.
Lake Wonchi, southwest of Shoa, Oromia State, has been selected as the first of 170 tourist villages.
According to the Minister of Tourism, Ambassador Nasise Chali: Lake Wonchi, with its rich natural resources, has been selected as one of the best tourist villages in the world.
“Congratulations on the selection of Lake Wonchi as the best tourist village,” she said. He thanked the locals and other stakeholders for taking care of the natural resources of the area.
He noted that such international recognition of natural resources would set an example for others and motivate them to do more.
He said tourism is one of the government’s top priorities. He said community-based sustainable tourism development activities will be carried out, ENA reported.
The Ethiopian delegation led by the State Minister of Tourism, Selamwit Dawit, is attending the UN General Assembly.
China allows other African countries, including Ethiopia, to export their agricultural products duty-free to China.
State Minister for Government Communication Services, Kebede Desisa, on the occasion highlighted the diplomatic activities carried out this week. In a statement, the State Minister said China has allowed other African countries, including Ethiopia, to export their agricultural products duty-free to China.
Dakar, led by State Minister for Foreign Affairs Redwan Hussein, described the current situation in Ethiopia.
State Minister Kebede Desisa said China ‘s direction in terms of infrastructure was of great significance to Africans, especially to Ethiopia.