Zurab Pololikashvili has been re-elected as The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General for the Term 2022-2025.
UNWTO started the new year with the 113th session of the Executive Council Meeting in Madrid, Spain, during January 18-19.
Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili, who has made himself available for re-election for a second term, scored 25 votes, as opposed to the Kingdom of Bahrain-nominated Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, who scored 8.
Secretary General will have to be ratified in October by the General Assembly of the member countries.
The Executive Council is the UNWTO’s governing board and is responsible for ensuring that the organization carries out its work and adheres to its budget.
For reference, Zurab Pololikashvili was first elected Secretary General of the organization on May 12, 2017. During his managment, the biggest challenge for tourism was the COVID-19 crisis.
Zurab Pololikashvili is a Georgian politician and diplomat, currently serving as Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization. From 2005 to 2009 he was Georgian deputy Foreign Minister, and he served as ambassador to Spain, Morocco, Algeria and Andorra.დატოვე კომენტარი