Presidency of the
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IDAL’s chairman Eng. Nabil Itani discussed ways to strengthen economic relations with the Egyptian Ambassador in Lebanon Nazih Al-Najari. Eng. Itani said that there are many economic sectors in Lebanon which have promising investment opportunities, namely agrofood industries, hospital tourism, medicines, media and information technology. Najari expressed his country's desire to increase Lebanese exports to Egypt by importing more Lebanese products, especially agricultural ones.
The Chairman of IDAL, Eng. Nabil Itani met with the President of the NSW Legislative Council John Ajaka, upon the Chairman of the Association of Builders in Lebanon invitation, in the presence of the Australian Ambassador to Lebanon and a number of Lebanese businessmen. The Lebanese and Australian relations, especially in the investment field, have been exposed in the light of the advantages that characterize both countries. They also tackled the promising opportunities and potential in Lebanon which pave the way to play a key role in the Middle East as a business hub from which foreign companies can reach the region.
As part of its support to the productive sectors, particularly the agro-food industry, IDAL sponsored the Lebanese Pavilion at the Fancy Food Show, which took place in New York on June 25, 2017. IDAL`s Chairman Eng. Nabil Itani stressed the importance of this initiative, which aims at providing the means of support for the participation of Lebanese agro-food industries in such exhibitions, especially that the US market is very promising. He stated that the objective of this participation is to introduce Lebanese products to US markets and to increase their exports to that country, as well as the introduction to novelties in the production and packaging fields, in addition to the creation of an exchange platform between exporters and commercial centers in both Americas.
Under the patronage and presence of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, IDAL held a coordination meeting today at the Grand Serail During Chairman Nabil Itani, announced the renewal of the M.Leb program.
In his speech, Prime Minister Hariri assured constant support for the productive sectors. Ministers of Industry, Agriculture and Economy also gave their input on the export matter. Eng. Itani revealed the results achieved in enhancing Lebanese exports and ensuring their continuity flow into their traditional markets. He announced that the volume of exports made through the program in a year and a half amounted to 103,853 tons.