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North Cyprus wants to join ‘World Heritage project’

9 June 2016

Minister of Tourism and Environment Fikri Ataoglu, who is currently in Ankara with a delegation, met yesterday with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Tugrul Turkes and discussed issues on tourism.

Ataoglu also met with the chairman of Turkey’s Tourism and Promotion (Publicity) Platform (TUTAP) Fikret Yildiz. During the meeting, Yildiz said that they have already started working on adding North Cyprus to the “World Heritage Promotion project”, adding that they will try to include the TRNC in the organisation’s event which will be held in July.

Ataoglu, said that they are trying to double their target of bringing two million tourists to North Cyprus. He also invited Turkish citizens to North Cyprus, adding that the TRNC promotion days will take shape during the summer season in the metropolitan municipalities in Turkey. He concluded by saying that it was agreed that the TRNC will be included in the catalogue that the Platform will prepare.

Kibris Gazetesi

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