DR. MEMUNATU PRATT GIVES PRESIDENT MAADA BIO THE IMPETUS FOR DOMESTIC TOURISM AS TOBANDA BEACH BEEN DECLARED AND CLASSIFIED AS A TOURIST ATTRACTION AND DESTINATION
Catch: President Bio amazed with Tobanda Beach but made stronger emphasis on Sustainable Tourism development.
As the year 2021 been declared as a the year of return and domestic tourism, Sierra Leone as a unique tourism destination is no longer a secret but rather a showcase to the world with a stronger and smart competitive edge to other regional destinations. So therefore, these attractions only need national endorsement by the right people.
Tourism development is a continuous and a relentless activity that requires the right approach and leadership mindset and these Dr. M.B. Pratt has been doing over the years.
In just two weeks when the Deputy Minister of Tourism Mr. I.K Robinson and team reported to the Hon. Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs on the beautiful standards of Tobanda beach, the Hon. Minister has left with no better option but to introduce the Tobanda beach to the first gentleman after her own feasibility to the site.
Finally on the 5th April H.E Maada Bio made his first visit Tobanda Beach visit, were hundreds of local people from Bonthe, Tobanda, Tihun joined the President and Minister of Tourism to officially declared the Green Gem Tobanda as a spotlight to tourism.
The Minister of Tourism in her delivery made no mistake to called the site a Green Gem, that needs attention and access to be reached by every indigenous and international beach lovers and tourists.
Tobanda Beach is a Green Gem garnished with a scenic backdrop icing with clean white sand awaiting to be tapped by every one.
The President in his interview encourages investors to reach out to the Ministry and National Tourist Board, but as well guided the Ministry to give attention to Sustainable Tourism investment plans, that will maintained the ecological content development than rather those that will not give the prior and needful approach.
“Sustainability is a key and we must and always give it that premise as a nation so our country’s greem gem will be intact for the future”
As President Bio concluded he drew the audience to understand that the journey towards domestic tourism has just begun, and we will take it far, but as Sierra Leoneans we must first demonstrate the kind move to reach and visit the various tourism sites we have as a nation then others will follow.
Dr.Memunatu Pratt, is well pleased to see the President believing in her trajectory as the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, who has made plentious strives to reach this level.
Toanda Beach now open and can be reached via Bumpen Town and then down to the small wonder village Tobanda then backroad leading you to the lush Beach of green gem….see nature, see amazement.
Kai B. Saquee
Marketing and Publicity
National Tourist Board