(ANSA) - TRIESTE - "The FVG Region invests in the sustainable development of tourism, both in terms of environment and economy, in order to grow and bring positive effects to our territory", said the regional Tourism Councilor of FVG Sergio Emidio Bini, speaking on Tuesday in Bled, in Slovenia, with Fabio Scoccimarro, councilor in charge of the Defense of the Environment and Sustainable Development, at the conference dedicated to tourism within the Bled Strategic Forum, during which international keynote speakers, including the Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and Technology, Zdravko Pocivalšek, and Andrew Agius Muscat, general secretary of the Mediterranean Tourism Foundation - Malta, outlined some practical strategies on how to tackle the growth of tourism in Europe. Bini - a press release issued by the Region reported - underlined the importance of cross-border and sustainable cooperation. "We have many aspects in common with Slovenia, that we should enhance; we are hoping to keep on strengthening our positive relationship and develop niche tourism."(ANSA).