Thousands attend Saudi Arabia's 11th Honey Festival
JEDDAH: Visitors flocked to Saudi Arabiaâs 11th International Honey Festival in the southwestern region of Baha.
The attendees and participants praised the festivalâs events and the variety of honey products featured at the exhibition.
The exhibition also attracted visitors from outside the region, who were interested in participating in the festival.
Visitors, quoted by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), described how they enjoyed all the exhibitions included in the festival, praising the success they had witnessed and the festivalâs various attracting events.
The festival has greatly contributed to boosting local tourism.
The festival aims to help beekeepers promote their products in a professional manner and is also financially rewarding.
It also offers vacationers an opportunity to purchase honey from authentic sellers.
The festival is considered the most prominent for h oney producers and apiarists in the Middle East.
It also falls in line with the Kingdomâs Vision 2030, which aims to propel Saudi Arabia as a main producer of honey both regionally and internationally.
It also aims to develop the industry for nutritional and medicinal purposes.