The Governor General Sir Frank Kabui says the Government will develop a National Tourism Legislation and review the National Tourism policy to ensure tourism development in the country is environmentally, socio-culturally and economically viable.
His Excellency Sir Kabui made the remark when presenting the Speech from the Throne yesterday, marking the opening of the second meeting of the 10th Parliament.
He said the Government has taken on board genuine concerns about the negative impacts of tourism development and would like to assure people that negativity on tourism development will be mitigated through implementing the National Tourism Legislation and subsidiary Regulations.
Sir Kabui adds, the government believes, encouraging tourism development holistically will ensure the protection and maintenance of the country’s natural and cultural resources.
“The Government believes that encouraging tourism development holistically will ensure the protection and maintenance of our natural and cultural resources of our country to bring about positive change on the economic and socio-cultural well-being of our people.”