Revaluating tourist attractions
Ethiopia’s Minister of Tourism,Hirut Kassaw (PhD) led a delegation to Axum, as part of a study tour of the historical sites of the city, including the needed support for the Axum Obelisk and others that have been in ruins for years. She heard from many, including historians, politicians and activists who discussed with her about the urgent need
to safeguard the nation’s treasures, many recognized by UNESCO and an attraction to international tourists. She
promised to make it a priority of her ministry to address the issues raised.