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Pharaon says Akkar top priority for Ministry of Tourism.

NNA - Minister of Tourism, Michel Pharaon, underlined on Tuesday that the northern region of Akkar was among the top priorities of his Ministry that has ventured into reviving environmental tourism, highlighting the necessity to rediscover Lebanon's natural and archeological treasures. The Minister made these remarks during a visit to Akkar, meeting the invitation of businessman Mahmoud Hadara. Speaking from his host's residence, Pharaon indicated that work was still underway, by his Ministry, to complete the promised natural park project in Akkar hills. "We are working on this vital project in tandem with the rural tourist project that we are executing nationwide," he said. "The key part of our project of activating environmental tourism aims to rediscover all natural, traditional, and archeological wealth and features in the various Lebanese regions," he explained. On a different note, Pharaon said he was upbeat on the summer festivals nationwide, reiterating his Ministry's will to contribute to any project. ==================R.A.H.

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