Press Release


Ambassador of Colombia presents credentials to World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

PR No.: 
17075
09 Jun 17

The Ambassador of Colombia, H.E. Mr Alberto Jacobo Furmanski Goldstein, has presented his credentials to the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, accrediting him as Permanent Representative of his country to UNWTO. UNWTO is the United Nations specialized agency for tourism and is based in Madrid, Spain.

During the meeting, Rifai expressed to Ambassador Furmanski the Organization’s determination and commitment to continue strengthening its close relationship with Colombia.

Colombia received 3.3 million international tourist arrivals in 2016; a plus of 11%, generating 4.7 billion US dollars in receipts.Colombia has been a Member State of the UNWTO since 1975.

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Photos of the Visit

UNWTO Media Officer Rut Gomez Sobrino

Tel: (+34) 91 567 81 60 

UNWTO Communications & Publications Programme

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