Diaspora Focus DEVELOPMENT AWARD- awarded Dr. Memunatu B. Pratt Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs as the Best and most outstanding Minister of the year 2018..
Madam Memunatu B. Pratt indeed had a mass public vote and that was also demonstrated by the audience nonstop random applauses, as a signal of genuine win.
Dr. Pratt since the inception of her appointment as Minister of Tourism, she has been able to provide the correct leadership and strategic Tourism Governance by applying best practices for tourism sector.
If one could be sincere to measure the tangible performances of the Minister, it is of no doubt that indeed she has made a lot of correct and positive strides to keep the sector alert and proactive; among others she has been able to:
The introduction of a sustainable beach cleaning Nationwide.
The introduction of Adopt The Booth Theory, to keep the beaches clean, safe.
The Establishment of the entertainment foundation.
The massive ministeral supports extended to entertainers.
The tourism diagnosis trip to Bonthe/ Shebro Islands.
The introduction of Bonthe Agro- Cultural and Tourism Festival and KabalaFest
The rebranding and positioning of Sierra Leone in the tourist generating regions.
The review of the Tourism Act and other related acts.
Strong advocacy on Visa Free and Visa on Landing
Strong and timely advocacy on reduction on Air tickets.
Negotiation of Tourism studies program at Universities in Sierra Leone.
With these indicators, the voters and Diaspora Focus made no mistakes in voting her as the Minister of the Year.
CONGRATULATIONS MADAM MINISTER OF TOURISM
KAI B. SAQUEE