Presidency of the
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IDAL, represented by its chairman, Eng. Nabil Itani, participated at the annual meeting of the World Association of the investment promotion agencies WAIPA, held in Istanbul, Turkey on 13-14 October 2016 under the "Inclusive Investments and a Sustainable Future" theme. The meeting, which brought together government officials, businessmen and experts in the development of FDI policies and strategies, was an opportunity to display the current situation and discuss the available investment opportunities.
Represented by its Chairman Eng. Nabil Itani, IDAL participated at the Lebanese Diaspora Energy Conference organized in New York by the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on September 16-17, 2016. Eng. Itani had an intervention during the "Investment, Diversity and Economic Growth" session in which he stressed the need to strengthen ties with Lebanese communities for the benefit of the Lebanese economy. He also mentioned the promising sectors promoted by "IDAL" and enjoying readiness for growth. The head of the Lebanese International Business Council Dr. Nassib Fawaz hosted a dinner in Dearborn in honor of Eng. Itani, who met with a number of expatriates and businessmen of Lebanese origins.
On the occasion of the Kempinski Summerland Resort opening, the Chairman of IDAL Engineer Nabil Itani toured the resort components, accompanied by the Chairman Mr. Salah Fostok. Itani said after the tour, that this rich legacy project will provide more added- value to the hotel sector, particularly after the renovation and expansion process, stating that it reflects the spirit of Lebanon and its lifestyle. Fostok, from his part, announced that the works lasted for six years, hoping that this resort will bring novelty to the tourism sector.
The Chairman of IDAL Eng. Nabil Itani, welcomed the Brazilian ambassador in Lebanon George Kadri accompanied by the Dubai Chief executive officer of APEX Caren Jones. Discussions tackled the enhancement of bilateral economic relations between Lebanon and Brazil. Itani highlighted the importance of the Lebanese community's role in Brazil in terms of promoting economic and investment relations in particular, pointing out that Lebanon has all the advantages to play a key role in the Middle East region, serving as a hub to the foreign companies to reach the region.