1.Signed on October 1, 2005;
Entered into force on October 1, 2005.
Recognizing the mutual interests and benefits in strengthening
tourism cooperation within a framework of friendship and in
pursuance of their desire to cooperate in defined areas, the
Tourism Bureau, Ministry of Transportation and Communications,
Republic of China and Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority, the emirate
of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (hereafter referred to as the
"Parties") have reached the following understanding:
1.Both parties agree to cooperate in tourism promotion, training
and information exchange and will promote technical exchanges
in the area of tourism planning.
2.Both Parties agree to exchange experience in tourism projects
and tourism planning to their mutual benefits.
3.Each Party shall encourage its citizens to invest in tourism
development projects of the other Party, and render help to
investors from the other Party.
4.The cooperation between the Parties will include exchanges and
exchange visits by technical experts/specialists and
professionals in the tourism industry.
5.Both Parties shall encourage measures directed to the
reduction or simplification of visa application and tourism
6.Both Parties shall endeavor to organize seminars, exhibitions
and familiarization tours to facilitate the development and
growth of tourism.
7.The cooperation and exchange mentioned above shall be
proceeded on mutually beneficial basis.
8.Both Parties should appoint representatives to handle specific
projects with the areas of cooperation and exchange referred
to in this Memorandum of Understanding.
9.This Memorandum of Understanding shall come into effect on the
date on which it is signed by both Parties. It will continue
for a period of five years. Thereafter this Memorandum of
Understanding may be extended for a further period of five
years if deemed as necessary.
10.The Parties will consult each other whenever necessary with
the objective of reviewing the Memorandum of Understanding
and modify it if they so desire. Modifications shall enter
into force through an exchange of notifications between the
This Memorandum of Understanding is signed on October 1, 2005 in
Wensheng Hsu Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoom Al
Director General Nahyan
Tourism Bureau Chairman
Ministry of Transportation Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority
and Communications United Arab Emirates
Republic of China