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IDAL participated in the Silk Road Conference organized by the Fransabank Group and the Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce. Chairman Nabil Itani said that the “Belt and Road” initiative is a considered to be a strategic cooperation project, based on joint building and integration of development strategies in countries along the belt and the road to achieve economic prosperity, unleash the potential of the market, stimulate investment, generate job opportunities and enhance human and cultural exchange. Itani called upon taking advantage of this initiative by organizing workshops aiming at boosting this cooperation and setting recommendations to enhance it.
The Chairman of IDAL Eng. Nabil Itani discussed with a delegation of Bulgarian businessmen the enhancement of bilateral relations between the two countries. The delegation visited IDAL under the chairmanship of Mr. Tsvetan Simeonov, head of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bulgaria, accompanied by the head of the Lebanese-Bulgarian Business Council Ahmad Alaa Eddin. Eng. Itani spoke about the role of Lebanon which could serve as a hub for foreign companies to access Middle Eastern markets, declaring that the Lebanese expatriates all over the world could enhance the access of products and goods beyond the borders of this region.
IDAL's Chairman Eng. Nabil Itani met with a Delegation from the World Bank to discuss potential projects that could generate employment for Lebanese in key sectors. Discussions tackled he role of IDAL in identifying these key sectors and providing the right tools to foster job creation from providing tax breaks to companies to supporting in developing clusters.