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The President of the Republic, General Michel Sleiman met with Chairman of IDAL, Mr. Nabil Itani last week. The Chairman discussed with the President the findings of the annual report and briefed him on the achievements of the organisation and the plans and vision of the coming year.
IDAL has participated at the “3rd Global Free Trade and Special Economic Zones Summit” held in Dubai, UAE on Oct 21-23. Chairman of IDAL had an intervention on “Establishing and Efficiently Running a “One-stop-shop” best practices” in tenant after care, development and retention.
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In light of enhancing economic relations between Lebanon and Japan, Chairman of IDAL, Mr. Nabil Itani has met with First Secretary of the Japanese Embassy in Lebanon Mr. Masami Aishii.
The discussion revolved around the business advantages of both countries and the possible ways of increasing joint activities that will improve the balance of trade and facilitate investment through focusing on business opportunities in sectors with potential especially in Technology, Industry, Agriculture, and Agro Food.
The Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL) participated for the first time in the International Outsourcing Forum, held in Reims, France on the 3rd and 4th of October, where it promoted Lebanon as an outsourcing destination for multinational companies.
IDAL’s participation in this event comes within the institution’s overall strategy to promote Lebanon as a key investment destination in the region for outsourcing activities mainly ICT services and Call Centers, two activities in which Lebanon presents a competitive advantage in.