Guangdong delegation of China, World Bank discuss tourism with Seychelles Minister
The Guangdong Provincial Finance Department and a number of other delegates from the business world accompanied by Alex Sienaert, the Senior Country Economist for Mauritius and Seychelles met Minister Alain St.Ange at the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Office at Espace Building in Victoria to discuss tourism and the importance of that industry for the islands with the Seychelles Minister.
The high-powered Chinese delegation included the director of the Guangdong Provincial Office for World Bank Projects, the Chairman of HK Rising Investment Development Limited, the Shenzhen Grandsun Electronics Company amongst others.
The special attributes that makes the Seychelles different as a holiday destination was also discussed.
Other issues discussed include, air access as well as the the number of Chinese visitors landing currently in Seychelles.
The delegation used the meeting to invite Minister Alain St.Ange to the September China-Africa Investment Forum in Guangdong which will be held this year from the 7 to the 9 of September.