Rich and varied varieties of popular dishes, fast food and sweets, presented by a number of restaurant owners participating in the annual flower exhibition organized by the Ministry of Tourism in cooperation with the Damascus Governorate in its 41st session in Tishreen Park.
In a statement to SANA, the assistant director of tourism in Damascus, Eng. Ghadeer Mustafa, said that the exhibition constituted a popular, social, recreational and cultural situation as a result of the richness and diversity of its activities that suit different ages, explaining that a space of the exhibition was allocated under the name “Food Street” for owners of restaurants and street vendors to sell the meals and foods they desire. Visitors to the park at reasonable prices next to the games section
Fast food, ice cream, juices, saj bread, popular traditional sweets such as cotton candy and other foods that cater to different tastes. The vendors were keen to present them to the visitors of the exhibition. Mahmoud Kattan, the owner of a ready-made food restaurant, stated that his participation contributes to promoting his shop more and gaining the trust of customers, in addition to participating in the exhibition's social atmosphere.
In order to contribute to the support of popular tourism and support visitors to the exhibition, Wael Al-Sawan sells various types of fast food and juices at cost or at a discount of 35 percent of the price within the space in which he participates in the exhibition, stressing the importance of the exhibition in giving a picture of the return of life to normal and a good step to encourage domestic tourism.
The great demand for the exhibition due to the accompanying artistic and cultural activities and entertainment games for children and the family in general encouraged Firas Ismail to participate and introduce the various types of pastries that visitors to the exhibition offer.
While Abdul Hadi Abdul Razzaq, owner of a ready-made food store, pointed out that the exhibition provided good job opportunities for young people within the sales departments.
In front of the visitors of the exhibition, Bashar Ghayat makes one of the popular sweets known as “Ghazal Al Banat”, explaining that he has been in the profession for 25 years, and the method of making it attracts visitors more and encourages them to buy, especially as he offers it at a reduced price during the exhibition, appreciating the invitation of the Ministry of Tourism to a number of artisans and shop owners. Food to participate in supporting tourism and social events for the benefit of all