Imphal, Feb 16
“Tourism can bring closeness between two societies or countries”, says Prof Soe Win, the rector of Monya University of Economics, Myanmar.
Speaking in the inaugural function of the three day international seminar on Culture, Tourism, Indigenous People and Sustainable Development as a Chief Guest of the function held at Mu centenary hall, Soe Min further said that even though tourism has given various facilities, it also gives negative impact of the society. So, sustainable development is needed in tourism sector also.
He further said that there need a good balance between the society and its environmental impact arising from the heavy use of resources in the name of tourism.
Soe Min further concluded that they need to encourage the tourism sector but not only that they should also minimize the ill effects given by it on the local community, its culture and traditions and finally the environment.
The three day international Seminar was organised jointly by Research Forum (REFORM),Centre for Entrepreneurship and Skill Development, Manipur University in collaboration with the Planning department, Govt. of Manipur.
The inaugural function was attended by President of REFORM Dr. M. Lokendra, Administrator i/c Manipur University Prof Amar Yumnam, Dean of Social Sciences MU Prof N Lokendra, Head of Department of Commerce, Monya University Aung Kyaw, Director of CESD, MU Prof Ch. Ibohal Meitei and director IQAC, M.S University, Udaipur Rajasthan as the functional President, Guest of Honours and Keynote Speaker respectively.