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MICAT Team Explores Tourist Attractions in Nimba County
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MICAT Team Explores Tourist Attractions in Nimba County

SANNIQUELLIE, Feb 27 (LINA) - The Tourism Department at the Ministry of Information Cultural Affairs and Tourism(MICAT) on 26 February, completed a two-day tour of Nimba County to identify major tourist attractions in the county.

The Director of Tourism, Ambrose Wiagbe, said the ministry is interested in revamping its tourist zones across the country.

The tour of Nimba which began on February 25 and ended February 26 focused on exploring local business centers like guest houses, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, major clinics, colleges, and universities in the county, that are of tourist interest.

According to Director Wiagbe, the delegation ventured into eco-tourism; exploring major parks,
mountain ranges as well as identifying rivers, waterfalls, lakes and historical centers in order to boost the Liberian cultural and tourist sectors.

The tour in Nimba captured major Liberian businesses such as Jackie guest houses-1, 2 and 3 owned by Floyd S. Tomah and the Sunney Guest House belonging to Joseph N. Kollie.  

The OAU monument, Lake Teleh (the only artificial lake in Liberia) and the Nimba County Community College in Sanniquellie were also visited by the team.

The delegates also visited the Northwest St. John fall in Gbedin Town about 45km from Ganta, the Howard Hotel, United Methodist Hospital, and the Komaci sports pitch in Ganta, as well as the Jackson F Doe Memorial Hospital in Tappita, including major local investments of tourist importance, were also visited.

Ambrose said data gathered by the team will be stored at the website of the Ministry of Information for tourist purposes and traveler accommodation. The delegation included the director of tourism at the Ministry of information, Ambrose Wiagbe and a team from the Liberia News Agency headed by Editor-in-Chief Peter Kahler.

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