"ENHANCING THE WORK OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN LEBANON" WORKSHOP
02 Oct. 2018
IDAL's Chairman, Eng. Nabil Itani, presented a proposal for the establishment of One Product One Cluster Initiative to be included in the reform agenda of the government. He said that these clusters will contribute to the economic growth in Lebanon through the generation of new job opportunities, the increase of the Lebanese competitiveness, the enhancement of innovation and entrepreneurship and the grow of exports` capacity. Eng. Itani was speaking during a workshop organized by the Ministry of Economy on "Enhancing the Work of Small and Medium Enterprises in Lebanon".
VISIT OF THE FIRST SECRETARY OF THE JAPANESE EMBASSY IN LEBANON
18 Sep. 2018
IDAL's Chairman, Eng. Nabil Itani, discussed with Mr. Mitsuhiro Wada, the First Secretary and Head of Economic Cooperation Section of the Japanese Embassy in Lebanon, ways of enhancing the investment relations between the two countries, in light of the interest shown by Japanese companies in the Syria Construction Process. The exchange of visits between Lebanese and Japanese businessmen is sought in order to deepen knowledge about the economy of both countries.
WORKSHOP TO DISCUSS WITH THE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN HIGHER METN
18 Sep. 2018
IDAL with the Higher Metn Municipality Union organized a workshop to discuss with the investment opportunities available in the region to leverage the competitive advantages and ways of supporting SMEs. Chairman of IDAL Nabil Itani suggested in his presentation the development of the ‘One Cluster-One Product’ initiative focusing on pine nuts, apples, honey, health and eco-tourism.
MEETING WITH UNCTAD
14 Sep. 2018
IDAL's Chairman Eng. Nabil Itani discussed with a delegation from UNCTAD and the Ministry of Economy, the Special Economic Zone initiative (one cluster, one product) aiming at promoting economic growth by providing support to entrepreneurs. Eng. Itani said that IDAL aims to provide a suitable environment for start-ups and SMEs to help them expand and develop, as a main driver of economic growth.