BAD HOFGASTEIN, 11th August, 2016 (WAM) — Mayor of Bad Hofgastein, Austria, Fritz. Zettinig, Austria hailed the UAE tourist’s annual voluntary initiatives in the town and their constructive efforts to enhance cooperation bonds and friendship between the two friendly peoples.

While attending the concluding ceremony of the ‘UAE Day in Austria’ activity, Zettinig commended the event held in Bad Hofgastein and honour of the organising voluntary committee of the Emirati tourists.

He also lauded their efforts in organising the ‘UAE Day in Austria’ for the second year under the slogan, “Together for Peace’. He also indicated that the event informed the Austrian people and other tourists about the Emirati customs, traditions, history and renaissance. He added that it also contributed to attracting more GCC and UAE tourists to visit Bad Hofgastein.

The ceremony was attended by a number of Austrian officials and Hamad Juma Al Otaiba, representative of the UAE Tourists and others. Zettinig hailed the tireless efforts of the committee and its role to boost tourist cooperation between the two friendly countries.

At the end of the event the participants raised the UAE flag and the UAE national anthem was played.