The 2013 SADC Tourism Ministers meeting took place in Maputo in Mozambique to discuss a long agenda and also RETOSA, their tourism body for Southern Africa. It was Minister Carvalho Muaria, the Mozambique Minister responsible for Tourism, who hosted this important meeting at the end of November.
At the closure of the meeting, the SADC tourism ministers not only thanked their Mozambique counterpart for hosting the SADC Tourism Ministers meeting, but they all joined together to congratulate Minister Muaria for his hospitality.
As ministers joined for a final group photo, the Mozambique Minister was congratulated by everyone for a great organization.
Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, who was for the first time in Maputo, said to the Mozambique press that he was touched by the warm welcome of Minister Carvalho Muaria and for his personal attention to details which ensured that everyone worked in the most pleasant of surroundings during their stay in Maputo.