zambia is on course for the united nations world tourism organization (UNWTO) general assembly which will be co-hosted with neighboring zimbabwe in 2013.
foreign affairs and tourism minister given lubinda has told radio phoenix in an interview that the team from UNWTO expressed satisfaction with the preparations which zambia has made so far.
mr. lubinda says he will next week launch the campaign for the conference at which he will call on all stakeholders such as tour operators, hotels and lodges especially those in livingstone to embrace and take advantage of the conference in 2013.
the two countries, under the steering committee which met earlier on this year and among other issues, exchanged notes on preparations for co-hosting the UNWTO general assembly in 2013 and signed a draft memorandum of understanding on co-hosting the 2013 UNWTO general assembly.
the two countries also discussed the need to foster cooperation in the field of tourism.