Contribution of tourism to the national economy
The Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, observed at
a recent conference that tourism is one of the largest economic
sectors in the world and that it could not be ignored in the overall
scheme of work of the United Nations, particularly in the
alleviation of poverty.
Link between P-TOMS and crime-containment
The yearning in the hearts of most advocates of
social peace is that Friday's massive deactivation of illegal arms
by the State authorities would have more than symbolic significance.
Our wish is that the rounding-up and destroying of illegal arms
would continue almost round-the-clock and that a huge dent would be
made in the current problem of proliferating crime.