Tourism Minister, Michel Pharaon, patronized the launching of Amchit festival on Monday during a press conference in the presence of Amchit Municipality president and said festival president, Joe Younan.
The minister paid tribute to media representatives who have covered the cultural and artistic activities in order to promote the positive and civilized face of Lebanon.
He also praised the role that the police, the army and ISF members played to provide stability and security during the performance of such activities in Lebanon.
He called upon Education Minister to extend the summer vacation a week time in order to allow people attend the festivals which will take place in September.
Younan said that Amchit festival will last three days, from 2 to 4 September and will include several musical activities.
Source: National News Agency