"Developing the environment sector helps create jobs and constitutes a source of national income estimated at 2 to 3 percent of GNP, in addition to having an indirect impact on various economic sectors, especially tourism," Salameh said at the launch of the "Green Roof" project for beautifying Lebanese villages.
Salameh highlighted that the creation and preservation of green surfaces in Lebanese villages would further attract visitors and tourists and consequently secure work opportunities in the villages, limiting as such migration from the countryside.
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