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January-February . 2022 | Glam Halal


Omar ibn Al-Khattab Mosque .
Castelo Libanês , a halal restaurant in the city .
in the region were launching such initiatives and stressed that Muslims had the right to feel relaxed during their leisure time .
Provide halal food
According to the news , Cdial Halal will provide halal food and practices training to Foz do Iguaçu ’ s tourism industry employees to welcome Muslim visitors . Hotels will have halal dishes and designated places for Muslims to pray .
Patrik Dinis , a tourist guide who offers an “ Arab itinerary ” to his clients in Foz do Iguaçu and Ciudad del Este told the news outlet that Brazilian tourists were very interested in exploring the Arab culture in the city .
“ It ’ s visible everywhere , from the mosque to Arab schools and women wearing a headscarf on the streets . Muslims will “ feel at home ” in Foz do Iguaçu ,” he said .
The President of the city ’ s Tourism Council , Felipe Gonzales , believed that some changes would need to be implemented .
He pointed out that the most critical step was getting the certification and opening the market .
“ We want to invite Muslims to be here with their families and even to celebrate weddings here ,” he said .
Brasileiro said he aimed foreign investment , including Arab countries , coming into the Foz do Iguaçu ’ s hotel chain .
“ We presented our project in Dubai ( World Expo ), and I ’ m sure investors will come to our city soon ,” he added .
Saifi said the full implementation of the project might take a year , but the city would advance a lot in six months . In addition to that , the number of Muslim tourists was also expected to grow .
Food at Castelo Libanês .