State Administration Council Member Deputy Prime Minister Union Minister for Transport and Communications General Mya Tun Oo Addresses Central Committee Meeting 1/2024 on National Tourism Development

Chairman of National Tourism Industry Development Central Committee, SAC member Deputy Prime Minister Union Minister for Transport and Communications General Myat Tun Oo attended the Central Committee meeting (1/2024) on 22 June and addressed as follows:

  • In Myanmar, there were 1.28 million tourist arrivals in 2023, showing an increase of 4.5 times compared to 230,000 arrivals in 2022.
  • Moreover, there were about 520,000 tourist arrivals from January to May 2024, and it shows an increase of 63 per cent when compared to 310,000 arrivals in the same period of last year.
  • The need to apply digital technology in exploring market, online cashless payment.
  • The need to adopt long-term aim to facilitate the Ease of Doing Businesses including MSMEs and tourism industry.
  • The need to continue coordinating the process of facilitating entry visas to get more tourists from major tourism market countries and potential countries.

Next, the Vice Chair of the Central Committee Union Minister for Hotel and Tourism Dr. Thet Thet Khine discussed regarding with the tourism industries. Then, Central Committee secretary, Members at the Committee Union Ministers, Chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council, Region and state chief ministers, Deputy Union minister, Advisor to the Central Committee, Representatives from private travel agencies, Tourism Experts and officials presented clarifications and discussions according to relevant sectors regarding the development of tourism. After hearing reports, General Mya Tun Oo made proper instructions.

At the meeting present were Members at the Committee Union Ministers, Chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council, Advisor to the Central Committee, Representatives from private travel agencies, Tourism Experts and officials. Region and state chief ministers took part in the meeting through video-conferencing, reports say.

   Sources: GNLM (22.6.2024)

  • In Myanmar, there were 1.28 million tourist arrivals in 2023, showing an increase of 4.5 times compared to 230,000 arrivals in 2022.
  • Moreover, there were about 520,000 tourist arrivals from January to May 2024, and it shows an increase of 63 per cent when compared to 310,000 arrivals in the same period of last year.
  • The need to apply digital technology in exploring market, online cashless payment.
engdate: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 22:00
month: 
June, 2024