The 21st  Meeting of the COMCEC Tourism Working Group was held on October 16th-17th, 2023 in Ankara, Türkiye, with the theme of “Promoting Entrepreneurship for Tourism Industry Competitiveness in the OIC Countries.”

The Meeting was attended by the representatives of 17  Member States. Representatives of COMCEC Coordination Office, ICCIA (Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture) and SESRIC( Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries) have also attended the Meeting.

The Representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements and challenges regarding entrepreneurship in their respective countries. The participants have deliberated on the aforementioned theme and considered the study “Promoting Entrepreneurship for Tourism Industry Competitiveness in the OIC Countries” commissioned by the COMCEC Coordination Office.

In addition to the research report prepared on the aforementioned theme, the countries where case studies were conducted were discussed in detail at the meeting. Along with the opinions and suggestions of the participants and the findings revealed within the scope of the relevant study, policy recommendations on the subject were formed.

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