Presidency of the
Council of Ministers
Lebanese Ambassador to Jordan Ms. Tracy Chamoun paid a visit to IDAL's chairman Dr. Mazen Soueid. Discussions tackled ways of mobilizing Lebanese diaspora to support the private sector sustain in these difficult times.
IDAL, represented by its Chairman Dr. Mazen Sweid, participated in the 18th edition of the Global Forum for Entrepreneurs and Investment held in Manama, Bahrain between 11 and 13 November 2019. DLOC Biosystems, a leading Lebanese startup, won the Finals of the Arab Entrepreneurship Rally organized by UNIDO on the sidelines of the Forum. DLOC is an innovative platform in the medical and pharmaceutical fields to examine the effect of the drug on the human body.
Dr. Mazen Soueid is the Chairman and General Manager of IDAL. Previously he was the economic advisor to the Lebanese Prime Minister and President of the Productive Sectors Committee of the Economic Social Council of the Lebanese Republic. Dr. Soueid holds a PhD in Economics from Brown University in Providence RI. Earlier in his career he was an economist at Deutsche Bank in London and New York and at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC. Dr. Soueid is also a lecturer in the Economics Department at the American University of Beirut.
The handover ceremony took place between IDAL's former Chairman Eng. Nabil Itani and newly appointed chairman Dr. Mazen Soueid in the presence of new board members and the staff.
Dr. Suweid praised the efforts exerted by Itani over the past 15 years to maintain the agency in the most difficult circumstances. He also stressed the importance of promoting it to become a Lebanese success story that everyone needs.