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GULFOOD FAIR

19 Feb. 2016

IDAL’s chairman, Eng. Nabil Itani, participated at the at the opening of the Lebanese Pavilion in Gulfood Fair, organized in Dubai between February 19th  and 21th, 2016, in the presence of the Lebanese consul in Dubai Sami Nmeir and the president of Syndicate of Lebanese Food industrialists (SLFI) Ahmad Hoteit, as well as many Lebanese participants.

During the opening, Eng. Itani stated that the food industry in Lebanon is very promising since it has the potential and readiness for growth. He considered that Lebanon's participation in this exhibition emphasizes the regional and global presence of the Lebanese food industry and its ability to compete. Itani said that this exhibition is an important platform for the sector`s exports towards the Arab and international markets, in light of the growing popularity of Mediterranean cuisine in general and Lebanese products in particular, and of the deployment of the Lebanese diaspora in several countries in the region and in the world. 

He added: "Gulfood is an enticing event for Food Industries from all over the world and the region. Lebanon has begun to take its role in regional and global markets in line with the growth achieved by the food industry in terms of production quality, packaging or export."

The Gulfood, which hosts annually more than 5,000 exhibitors - food industrialists, receives 90 thousand visitors from 160 countries from around the world. 53Lebanese industrialists have participated in this year`s version, 40 of them within the Lebanese Pavilion, and 13 in sectoral wings.

CYPRUS LEBANON BUSINESS FORUM

19 Feb. 2016

IDAL represented by Chairman Nabil Itani took part in the Lebanese Economic delegation to Cyprus which attended the “Cyprus Lebanese Business and professional Association forum” at St. Rapheal’s resort in Limassol. Chairman of IDAL, Mr. Nabil Itani, gave a presentation highlighting Lebanon’s potential as an investment destination.

VISIT OF A DELEGATION OF THE SYNDICATE OF LEBANESE FOOD INDUSTRIALISTS (SLFI)

15 Feb. 2016

In the framework of the support of productive sectors in Lebanon and the marketing of their exports, the Chairman and General Manager of the Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL), Engineer Nabil Itani, met with a delegation of the Syndicate of Lebanese Food Industrialists (SLFI) presided by President Ahmad Hoteit. During the meeting, they discussed future steps as well as the participation of the Syndicate in local and international fairs, particularly the Gulfood fair which will be held next week in Dubai.

WORKSHOP ON THE CHINESE LOAN REPAYMENT

14 Feb. 2016

IDAL organized an introductory workshop on the implementation mechanism of the Chinese loan repayment program through Lebanese products, at the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Tripoli and North Lebanon, in the presence of the IDAL’s Chairman, Engineer Nabil Itani, and the President of the Chamber, Mr. Toufic Dabbousi and a number of Lebanese producers.

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