Prince Faisal Presents OIC award to Dr Mu­jahid

Pakistan Observer - - INTERNATIONAL -

RIYADH—The Gov­er­nor of Riyadh, His Royal High­ness Prince Faisal Bin Ban­dar Bin Ab­du­laziz, de­liv­ered to the rep­re­sen­ta­tive of the Turk­ish govern­ment, Dr Mu­jahid Sami, the 2016 OIC Tourism Cap­i­tal award won by the Turk­ish city of Konya.

The award was pre­sented on the side­lines of the 15th Trade Fair of OIC Mem­ber States held in the Saudi cap­i­tal, Riyadh, from 22 – 26 May 2016.

The City of Konya had won the Is­lamic Tourism City at the 9th ses­sion of the Is­lamic Con­fer­ence of Tourism Min­is­ters held in Ni­amey, Niger in De­cem­ber 2015. The Turk­ish govern­ment has pre­pared a se­ries of pro­mo­tional pro­grammes and ac­tiv­i­ties about Konya which would be im­ple­mented this year.

In April 2016, the Turk­ish govern­ment held a meet­ing about Konya as Is­lamic Tourism cap­i­tal. It has also set up a booth at the on­go­ing Trade Fair in Riyadh to pro­vide in­for­ma­tion about the City.—Email

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