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18 tourism projects in Dahr Al-Jabal, in Al-Suwayda

Dahr Al-Jabal area, which is located to the east of the city of Al-Suwayda, is considered a vacation destination due to its charming mountainous nature and fresh cool air.This made it important for investors. Thus the number of tourism projects in it reached 18.

Al-Suwayda Tourism Director Yarob Al-Arbeed said that the projects include restaurants, canteens, and hotels. They are divided into nine projects which are being implemented now and six large tourism projects that are licensed and are currently under implementation and 3 tourism projects under license. These projects provide great job opportunities for citizens, especially graduates of colleges of tourism and public and private hotel institutes and schools.

Al-Arbeed indicates that Ain Al-Marj area at Dahr Al-Jabal has been approved as an integrated tourism development zone. The work is underway to secure the necessary services and infrastructure due to it being an important area containing multiple tourism facilities with high investment specifications and costs.

During the past year, the Ministry of Tourism granted licenses of Tourism construction and  rehabilitation to five tourism projects in the province of Al-Suwayda, at an estimated cost of about 5 billion Syrian pounds, noting that the number of tourism projects put into service in the province of Al-Sweida is 58 projects.

The Tourism Director noted that Dahr Al-Jabal area is rich in antiquities, some of which date back to four thousand years BC, in addition to the spread of thousands of acres of natural forests and wooded lands with various fruit trees, especially vines and apples.

He added that the region is characterized by a moderate climate in the summer and fertility of its dark red volcanic soil that is suitable for all crops and is able to retain moisture due to its richness in organic materials and iron oxides, noting that the fruits produced in this region are characterized by their ability to withstand storage for a long time.

Inas Abdualkreem