A working meeting has taken place between European Council on Tourism and Trade President Professor Dr. Anton Caragea and Minister of Culture, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Of The Republic of Djibouti Mr. Moumin Hassan Barreh.
The meeting was held in an open and friendly manner under the good auspices of the news that Djibouti was selected as WORLD CAPITAL OF CULTURE AND TOURISM, a significant milestone in the cultural recognition of the African nation.
H.E. Moumin Hassan Barreh Minister of Culture, Islamic Affairs and Endowments expressed his ministry delight on the recognition of Djibouti as a center for culture and carved out a large promotional agenda destined to exploit and consolidate this status in the future.
Minister Moumin Hassan Barreh also tabled the main plans of his ministry including the ambitious task set to build a representative museum destined to house the artifacts, to represent the traditions and the cultural wealth of the peoples of Djibouti.
Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, The President of European Council on Tourism and Trade commended the Minister Moumin Hassan Barreh vision and ambitious plans to foster the image of the country and to uphold the modernization agenda put forward by the Academician Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti.
The new museum must encompass everything from the geological history of Djibouti, to the culture, traditions, dances and intangible heritage of the peoples of the country to the rich historical legacy of Djibouti outlined Professor Dr. Anton Caragea.
Afterward the meeting was concentrated around the all-conquering power of culture to unite, to foster development and to promote Djibouti on the world stage.