Presidency of the
Council of Ministers
IDAL and OECD concluded the regional conference " Promoting business linkages in global value chains: Policies and tools” and the National Conference "Promoting inclusive Investment for Local Development in Lebanon" Within the framework of the EU and the OECD program to promote investment in the Mediterranean region. The recommendations stressed the need to proceed with the infrastructure program, promote economic zones, boost expatriate investments and activate the cooperation between the public and private sectors.
IDAL and the OECD organized a regional seminar on “Promoting business linkages in global value chains: Policies and tools”, hosting governmental representatives along with investment and development officials from Mediterranean countries.
IDAL Chairman Eng. Nabil Itani declared during the opening session that “the strengthening of business linkages is very important to remain competitive in today`s globalized world. This conference will provide us with the necessary tools to improve those linkages and ultimately serve the local economic development of our economies.”
IDAL, represented by its Chairman Eng. Nabil Itani, participated at the Annual Investment Meeting AIM 2018 held in Dubai. Eng. Itani met with the Lebanese Ambassador in Dubai Fouad Dandan and Consul Assaf Doumit and discussed with them ways of enhancement and promotion of the business climate in Lebanon.
IDAL`s Chairman Eng. Nabil Itani met with the Egyptian Ambassador to Lebanon Nazih Al-Najari. Discussions tackled the possibility of enhancing the MLEB program through the opening of a passageway for trucks loaded with national products, from Fouad Port by land to Safaga Port, and then by sea to Duba in Saudi Arabia.