Sudan revives tourism to grow economy

The Sudanese Ministry of Tourism says its tourism revenues have increased during the first half of this year to reach over 472 million US dollars.

A report issued by the ministry showed a net increase in the country’s tourism amounted to 472 million dollars, six point nine percent increase compared with the same period last year.

The report further showed that 376,681 tourists visited the nation in the first half of this year, seven point one percent increase compared with the same period in 2015.

Improved tourism
The Sudanese government is seeking to revitalize domestic tourism manifested in caring about infrastructure and signing a number of agreements on tourism development over the past years.

The Ministry of Tourism has launched a program aimed at reaching out to Sudanese families and children of different ages which will acquaint them with the attractions of the country through energizing domestic tourism in a number of States.

 

Xinhua/Chiamaka.O.