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In the framework of the Arab-Turkish Forum, IDAL participated in the second meeting for senior officials and experts in the ministries of economy, trade and investment in the Arab countries and Turkey, which was held at the General Secretariat of the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on November 18, 2014.
We have organsied a workshop on the standards and opportunities available to "Export to Russia" on Friday 14 November at Adnan Kassar Building. The workshop which was attended by over 200 interested Agri and Agro manufacturers and exporters started off with introductory speeches from the Minister of Industry, the Minister of Economy and Trade, the Russian Ambassador to Lebanon, and a welcome note from the Chairman of the General Union of Arab Chambers Mr. Adnan Kassar as well as Chairman of IDAL Mr.Nabil Itani. The workshop also included detailed presentations by IDAL, the Ministry of Economy and Trade, and the Russian Embassy covering characteristics of the Russian market, opportunities available, and demand.Shipping companies were also available to brief the audience on the available shipping lines and routes.
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IDAL, represented by its Chairman, Mr. Nabil Itani along with its Legal Advisor Me. Walid Hanna, participated in a marginal meeting among Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) from the Arab World in DubaiDubai. The meeting was held to discuss the "Initial Policy Draft Document" to establish an Arab Union that brings together all Arab IPAs in order to ensure knowledge transfer and discussions over investment to the region and ways of promoting the region as a viable investment destination for FDI and inter-Arab investments.