29

Jul

China- Sierra Leone Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Diplomatic Ties

China and Sierra Leone have via videoconference celebrated the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Sierra Leone. The commemoration started with the exchange of congratulatory messages from the Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Sierra Leonean counterpart Julius Maada Bio on celebration of the 50th […]

15

Jul

Tourism Ministry, NTB Hold Successful Dialogue with FCC on Cushioning the Burden on the Hospitality Sector

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and National Tourist Board have held a successful dialogue with the Mayor of Freetown City Council (FCC), Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr and representative of the Hospitality and Tourism Association on cushioning the burden on hotels in the midst of Covid-19 at the Ministry Conference Hall, Kingharman Road, Freetown. The hotel and tourism[…]

13

Jul

Chief Minister Visits Tourism Ministry, Commends its Minister for Improving the Sector

Chief Minister of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Jacob Jusu Saffa has during his engagement with the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs commended the Minister, Dr. Memunatu Pratt and her team for the show of leadership and commitment in repositioning the tourism sector. The Chief Minister as part of his tour of government ministries, agencies and[…]

30

Jun

Tourism Ministry Capacitates Women in Coastal Communities Nationwide on Business Models and Entrepreneurship Skills

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs with support from UNDP has in its women empowerment programme provided women living in coastal communities across the country with business models and entrepreneurship skills training and start-up kits. Through her dynamic leadership and her passion for women in tourism, the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Dr. Memunatu Pratt[…]

11

Jun

Tourism Stakeholders Hold Marketing & Branding Project Workshop in Kenema

Consultants from Journey and ACORN Consultancies together with the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and its implementing agency, National Tourist Board (NTB) with support from World Bank Sierra Leone Economic Diversification Project (SLEDP) has held the first of its regional consultative Marketing and Branding Project Workshop at Paloma Guest House, Kenema, Eastern Region. Presenting an introduction[…]

10

Jun

Chinese Ambassador Meets Tourism Minister, Discusses the Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of China-Sierra Leone Diplomatic Relationship

The Chinese Ambassador to the Republic of Sierra Leone, Hu zhangliang has paid a visit to the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Dr. Memunatu Pratt at the Ministry’s Head Office in Freetown. “My purpose of visiting the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs is to show my respect and appreciation to her for the strong support[…]

15

May

The First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Fatima Maada Bio has launched the 2022 Budapest-Bamako Freetown Rally at a Cocktail organised by the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and the National Tourist Board at Country Lodge Hotel in Freetown. Giving the opening remarks, the Director of Tourism at the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural[…]

05

May

Tourism Ministry Celebrates African World Heritage Day

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with the Monument and Relics Commission have joined other African countries to celebrate the African World Heritage Day. May 5th of every year is declared by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to celebrate the cultural and natural heritage of Africa. The day was established[…]