Presidency of the
Council of Ministers
The chairman of the CCIAT, Mr. Toufic Daboussy honored the chairman of IDAL, Eng. Nabil Itani, during an honoring ceremony held on December 7, 2016 at the chamber's headquarters in Tripoli, in the presence of board members of the two entities, heads of economic organizations in the North and journalists. Daboussy praised Itani achievements, applauding the cooperation between IDAL and the Chamber. Itani said that this honoring is a tribute to IDAL for the efforts exerted to carry on its tasks, in terms of promoting Lebanon as a viable investment destination in the region, and supporting the productive sectors through the promotion of their exports.
IDAL, in collaboration with the Bureau Veritas Lebanon, organized a workshop on "Tracking System in the Packaging Houses", in the presence of agricultural and industrial heads and representatives as well as a crowd of exporters. IDAL`s Chairman Eng. Nabil Itani declared that this program had direct and indirect positive results in terms of improving the quality of packaging, creating a balance between supply and demand in the markets and penetrating new markets. He stressed out that the Lebanese exported products which cannot compete quantity wise, must adopt international standards and norms to compete quality wise.
IDAL lead a session at the LDE in Sao Paulo on Exploring Opportunities through the Lebanese Diaspora: Investment in Lebanon/Triangular trade. The session started with a keynote speech from Chairman Itani and was moderated by renowned journalist of Lebanese origins Mr. Guga Chacra.
IDAL was also present at the event through a contact point booth where investors interested to know more about doing business in Lebanon were able to be equipped with the relevant information for an informed decision.
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 Brazil on November 27and 28, 2016. Eng. Itani delivered a speech during the “Exploring Opportunities through the Lebanese Diaspora: Investment in Lebanon / Triangular Trade” session, urging the involvement of all Lebanese expatriates or descendants of Lebanese origin in the economic development of Lebanon. Engineer Itani held meetings with several Lebanese expatriate figures in Brazil, including Bishop Edgar Madi, the mayor of Sao Paulo Fernando Haddad and Chairman of the Union of Industrialists in Brazil Paulo Skaff.