Faour and Pharaon attend a conference in Beirut, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (The Daily Star/Khalil Hassan)
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Despite Lebanon's prominence in health care, the country's security situation has kept many potential tourists away, ministers said Tuesday.Health Minister Wael Abu Faour and Tourism Minister Michel Pharaon were speaking at a news conference on medical tourism at Downtown Beirut's Le Gray hotel. The news conference comes ahead of the 10th World Health Tourism Congress, which will take place in Dubai on Sept. 5-7 .Experts on health tourism and corporate buyers will give lectures at the event, which promotes dialogue on medical tourism and provides networking opportunities and possible partnerships for those who offer such services.
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