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Industry works with government agencies

Avneel Chand
Wednesday, November 08, 2017

THE stakeholders of the tourism industry are working closely with government agencies for the 2017-2018 cyclone season.

The Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Faiyaz Koya when asked about the preparations of the tourism sector for the cyclone said there was good collaboration between stakeholders.

"There is a good collaboration between the industry stakeholders and government with respect to the cyclone season," Mr Koya said.

He said there was awareness in the industry already and that everyone was quite informed.

"The awareness is there, the preparation is pretty good so everybody in the tourism industry is quite aware of what the season is," he said.

He added that it is not just the ministry of trade and tourism but all the government ministries that have become well aware from past lessons.

"It is not just the ministry of trade and tourism but everybody, all the ministry have gone into a state of awareness we have had a lot of lessons in the past."

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