The President of the 76th session of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Abdulla Shahid, met today with H.E Mr. Massimo Garavaglia, the Minister of Tourism of Italy.

The Minister thanked the President for his leadership and for convening High-level Thematic Debate of the General Assembly entitled “Putting sustainable and resilient tourism at the heart of an inclusive recovery.”

The President thanked the Minister for his participation in the event, and for sharing Italy’s perspectives on sustainable recovery of the tourism sector.

The President and the Minister also discussed the importance of training and educational opportunities in the tourism sector to exchange knowledge and share best practices.

The meeting took place in the office of the President of General Assembly, at the United Nations Headquarters.

New York, 4 May 2022.