Presidency of the
Council of Ministers
IDAL participated at the Lebanese Egyptian Business Forum organized by the Al Iktissad wal Aamal Group on February 23, 2017 under the auspices of the Prime Minister. Chairman Nabil Itani delivered a speech in the opening session urging the enhancement of trade and investment exchange between Egypt and Lebanon. He stressed the need to support investors and maintain them, and to promote investments between the 2 countries. Itani said that there are many ready-to-invest economic sectors in Lebanon with promising opportunities, especially the IT sector.
IDAL was present at this year’s Arabnet conference to announce the services of its business support unit for startups. IDAL had a booth at the conference with free live legal and auditing advice to all startups wishing to open and operate a business in Lebanon.
Our business support services include an array of options from advice on legal structures, financing options, and commercial information to advice on capital needed, fiscal exemptions and others.
In the framework of the support to the productive Lebanese sectors, the Chairman of IDAL Eng. Nabil Itani inaugurated the Lebanese pavilion at Fruit Logistica exhibition which is held in Germany on 8, 9 and 10 February, 2017, in the presence of Lebanese Ambassador Mostafa Adib.
This pavilion, organized by the Federation of Lebanese Chambers for the seventh consecutive year under IDAL`s sponsorship, extends to 77 square meters. Eng. Itani highlighted that the Lebanese pavilion at Fruit Logistica falls under the unconditional and full support to the productive sectors, including the agricultural sector. He stressed that the Lebanese agriculture is bursting with many promising opportunities and potential, and show readiness for growth, especially that there are many sectors which still not exploit as required. The number of Lebanese participants totaled 49 exporters and 14 companies dealing with Lebanese fresh produce and related services.
The Chairman of IDAL Eng. Nabil Itani, along with a delegation from the institution, took part at the Lebanese Diaspora Energy Conference (LDE), held in Johannesburg on February 2 and 3, 2017. Eng. Itani delivered a keynote speech during the “Bringing the Investments between Diaspora and Lebanon” session, asserting that Lebanon still enjoy many competitive advantages that contribute to the preservation of a good investment climate, thus maintaining positive levels of foreign direct investment, which reached 2.3 billion dollars in 2015. Eng. Itani held gatherings with several Lebanese expatriate figures in Africa, and met with officials from the South African Gauteng Growth and Development Agency.