Presidency of the
Council of Ministers
Within its efforts to set a national initiative to attract Lebanese expatriates investments, IDAL received a delegation from the MIEUX program, which will provide technical advice and expertise on linking between diaspora and local development.
The delegation comprised an expert from the European Union, Mr. George Portugal (Portuguese presidential advisor and member of the emigrant Council), Mrs. Thelma Harris of Connect Ireland, and Mr. Noisad Hodewala of MIEUX program.
The Chairman of IDAL Eng. Nabil Itani, along with the Board member M. Wassim Audi and a delegation of the agency, visited the new buildings of the “Hawa Chicken” project where they were briefed on the functioning of the existing facilities in Anfeh, an expansion of the Safra factory. They were updated on the techniques used in the manufacturing of chicken according to the international standards regarding environmental protection and food safety. The volume of investment in the plant is $ 52.6 million, and aims to double the production capacity to meet local market needs.
IDAL`s Chairman Engineer Nabil Itani met with the head of the trade office at the Egyptian embassy in Beirut D. Mahmoud Mazhar and the commercial Attaché D. Youmna Wehbe, who conveyed an invitation to M. Itani to participate in the "Egyptian Lebanese Business Forum" to be held between 8-10 November in Cairo. This forum brings together SME`s of both countries and aims to explore business opportunities.