Minister pressed for more tourism marketing funds

The Committee of Supply on Wednesday evening approved the $2.2B budgetary estimates for the Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce even as AFC member Cathy Hughes stressed that more money was needed to reached desired tourism targets.

“Why haven’t you made a request for larger marketing funds?” Hughes asked. “We will always be trying to make do with a trade show here and there,” she told subject minister Irfaan Ali.

Hughes, during consideration of the ministry’s proposed capital and current expenditures, said that if …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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