It may have been boredom that caused the Tourist Investment Forum in Tartous to end a day early. It had been expected to extend through Thursday and Friday, according to previous statements by the Tartous tourism director, Yazin al-Sheikh, but closed on Thursday without the six participating ministers opening the tourism projects exhibition, according to Snack Syria’s sources.
No government entity has given reasons for the events being limited to one day, the forum in Damascus being extended. But the local Tishreen newspaper stressed the importance of the forum, which presented 61 projects for investment, providing 7,000 jobs.
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