Tunis/Tunisia — The 1st version of the Arab Cooking Festival will probably be organised on February 1-2 on the City of Culture in Tunis, on the initiative of the Tunisian Federation of Tourist Restaurants (FTRT).

The pageant which can see the participation of the embassies of Arab international locations, objectives to advertise Tunisian and Arab gastronomy and to give a contribution to improving the native culinary heritage, noticed as a lever of vacationer beauty,” says an FTRT press unlock on Wednesday.

Organised below the umbrella of the Tourism Ministry in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad and the Ministry of Culture, the development will come with a symposium at the theme: “The Arab Culinary Heritage: Wealth and Diversity at the Service of Inter-Arab Tourism.”

During at the present time, the FTRT will suggest the the advent of the Arab Union of Tourist Restaurants and Culinary Heritage Preservation and of a coaching academy devoted to culinary arts.

These two constructions might be positioned below the umbrella of the Arab Tourism Organisation headquartered in Saudi Arabia and whose President Bander ben Fahd al Fahid will take part on this pageant.

Author: Tunis Afrique Presse

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