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The Chairman of IDAL Nabil Itani declared that the Lebanese Exports Maritime Bridge program was set to ensure the flow of Lebanese products to traditional markets, sustain the position of the Lebanese products in these markets, as well as enhance the consumer confidence and maintain the supply and demand balance within the Lebanese market. Itani has held a press conference on August 12, 2015 to announce the issuance of a decree allocating IDAL a treasury credit worth 21 billion Lebanese Pounds to support the agricultural and industrial exports to Arab countries through the sea for a period of seven months.
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We have met today with a delegation from Sudan headed by the Ambassador Hag Magid Mohammad Al Suwar, Secretary General of the Sudanese Working Abroad. The aim of the meeting was to exchange know-how on diaspora engagement and the programs in place to attract investments.
A delegation of the Fruits and Vegetables Exporters Association, under the chairmanship of Mr. Naim Khalil discussed with IDAL`s Chairman Eng. Nabil Itani the agricultural export subsidy mechanism through the "Exports` Maritime Bridge" approved lately by the Cabinet.
Engineer Itani declared that agricultural exports during the first five months of 2015 recorded a slight drop of only 2%, compared with the same period of 2014.