SABA - Yemen news agency

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  Tourism
Tourism minister: 20th Gulf's revenue exceeds than $ 600 mln
[30/November/2010]

SANA'A, Nov. 30 (Saba) - Minister of Tourism Nabil al-Faqih has affirmed that the revenue of the 20th Gulf Cup exceeded more than$ 600 million in which the Tourism Ministry came in the first beneficiary of this championship.

Al-Faqih said that Aden has received more than 20 thousand spectators came to watch the championship across the Yemeni ports.He considered the 20th Gulf Cup one of the gate for the future tourism in Yemen, saying the most important thing of the
championship is the gathering in Aden and getting acquainted with the tourist places.

Minister of Tourism called in an interview with the Qatari al-Sharq Newspaper all media to report the true image of Yemen to outside and make clear the confusion which some media have made either inside or outside.

In this regard, he said that he will visit Doha in the coming days with an official delegation in order to establish a tourist week and make a clear vision of historical and cultural legacy that Yemen has.

The minister praised Yemen and Qatar relations, hoping the tourist week is another chance in the tourist sector as well as praising the Qatari role in supporting Yemen to host the 20th Gulf Cup.

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