Cross River tourism gets boost from Ireland
The Cross River State government is set to get a tourism boost from the Kingdom of Ireland.
This was made known today in Abuja following a meeting between the MD, CRS Tourism Bureau, Mr Utsu John Atsu and the Irish High Commission in Nigeria represented by Deputy High Commissioner, Mr Ronan Mullin.
Mr Ronan offered support from Ireland such as investment possibilities, training and manpower development for the tourism sector as Ireland has a long history as a frontline tourism destination.
He also offered useful insights into some of the challenges facing the sector especially due to the Corona Virus Pandemic.
A working team between both parties is to be set up immediately to exploit possibilities and actualize plans.
In his remark, the MD, CRS Tourism Bureau, Mr Utsu John Atsu thanked the Irish people for their support and friendship while looking forward to a robust relationship between Ireland and Cross River State.
He presented a gift (Monopoly: Cross River Edition) to the Irish High Commission with the best wishes of the Government and people of Cross River State.
In addition, the MD applauded the Ayade-led Administration for undertaking industrialisation and road construction seriously, in addition to the recent launch of the state’s destination website which is adjudged as the best in the country.
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