July 01, 2013

BEIRUT: A major eco-friendly tourism project was inaugurated in south Lebanon Sunday to boost economic development in the region.

The Tree House project is located in the Bkassine village of Jezzine, and is funded by the European Union under the patronage of State Minister Mohammad Fneish.

Hind Oweidat, a ministry representative, described the project as containing “hiking trails, camping houses and exhibitions to promote local products like pine nuts and olives.”

Oweidat said the project had cost 972,000 euros.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on July 01, 2013, on page 4.

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