The AU statement reveals the meeting was convened on the invitation of the Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy at AU Commission Dr Amani Abou-Zeid and that its second objective was to discuss the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic to the tourism sector and propose mitigation measures. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid reportedly expressed her gratitude to the Ministers for honouring the invitation.
AU ponders mitigation on COVID-19 impact
April 22, 2020 1 min read
MASERU - The African Union (AU) Ministers responsible for Tourism and members of the Bureau for the Specialised Technical Committee (STC) on Transport, Infrastructure, Intercontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism (STC-TTIIET) on Tuesday held a video conference meeting to discuss the urgent actions to support the continental strategy on COVID-19 pandemic as a way to implement the recommendations of the AU Heads of State and Government held on April 3 on the same mode of communication.