Presidency of the
Council of Ministers
Within its support to the Lebanese exports, namely the agricultural ones, IDAL`s chairman, Eng. Nabil Itani, visited a number of vegetable and fruit packing houses in North Lebanon, checking the standards adopted within the framework of the Agri Plus program. Eng. Itani declared that this program has achieved the set objectives, especially the advancement of the packaging centers and their development, through the obtention of HACCP and ISO certificates (20 centers to date), and the increase of the number of farmers who have obtained the "Global Gap" certificate among others (16 farmhouses).
The Chairman of IDAL, Eng. Nabil Itani handed over the Package Deal Contract to the Forest Resort. The investment value of this project, which belongs to the tourism sector, is about USD 18 million. Upon completion, it will provide 219 new jobs. Eng. Itani stressed that this project, located in the Ain Saadeh Region, is an architectural landmark in the tourism sector in the region and Lebanon.