Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism Project

As-Salt youth learn about tourism through student painting competition

Under the patronage of Her Excellency the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Majd M. Shweikeh, a ceremony was held today to award the winners of the As-Salt Tourism Awareness Painting Competition for school students. The competition is part of a tourism awareness campaign being implemented in As-Salt by the Salt Development Corporation in partnership with the Greater As-Salt Municipality and Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by Balqaa' Tourism Directorate, Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Education, with support from the USAID Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism (BEST) project. The purpose of the campaign is to raise awareness of the benefits of tourism among the community of As-Salt and encourage efforts to protect the city’s natural environment and cultural heritage and promote careers in tourism to youth.

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