Diaspora

The 4th Immigrants’ Reunion 2018

The opening ceremony of The 4th Immigrant’s Reunion 2018 Dr. Nassib Fawaz speech. Eng. Ghayath El Rifai H.E. Minister Jamal Jarrah Speech H.E. M. Avedis Guidanian – Minister of Tourism Mr. Nassib Ghobril – BYBLOS Bank Mr. Saad Azhari – CEO of BLOM Bank Mr. Emre Gurkan – Chief Executive…

New Date of the Immigrants’ Reunion 2018 Invitation

IMMIGRANTS’ REUNION 2018  Phoenicia  HOTEL, August 6th , 2018    All Lebanese expatriates and immigrants are invited   Building on the great success of previous Planet Lebanon conferences, we hope that you have enjoyed Planet Lebanon 2017 conference held in Beirut in August 2017. For the fourth time, Under the Patronage…

Why should the Immigrants vote in the upcoming elections?

  Lebanon expects to hold a parliamentary election on May 6, 2018. The Lebanese abroad will vote on 27 April for the immigrants living in the Arab countries and on 29 April for the immigrants living in Europe, Africa and America, according to the decree of the Lebanese Ministry of…

Announcement to Lebanese expatriates who registered to vote abroad

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants would like to draw the attention of the Lebanese expatriates who registered to vote abroad in the upcoming Lebanese parliamentary elections, and whose applications met the legal requirements, but their names were not listed in the electoral lists published on the official website…

Let’s Meet Together For Lebanon

The 7th World Conference of the Lebanese International Business Council (LIBC), also known as Planet Lebanon 2017, is the single most important economic and financial convention of Lebanese expatriates. This international event will be held under the Patronage of the President of the Council of Ministers H.E. Mr. Saad Hariri.…

Aoun, Hariri sign decree for Lebanese diaspora citizenship registration

President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister Saad Hariri Thursday signed a decree that allows Lebanese diaspora to reclaim their citizenship from their country of residence. They signed the decree following a keynote speech from Aoun at the Lebanese Diaspora Energy Conference at the Beirut International Exhibition and Leisure Center (BIEL)…

Lebanese diaspora an asset to the country: President Aoun

President Michel Aoun Tuesday said that the Lebanese diaspora is a “great source of political, economic, and cultural assets.” Aoun made these remarks during a meeting at Baabda Palace with Madagascar Minister of Foreign Affairs Beatrice Atallah, who herself is of Lebanese origin. Discussing the upcoming Lebanese Diaspora Energy Conference,…

Lebanon FM opens Diaspora Energy Conference in Johannesburg

Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil called for the representation of the Lebanese diaspora with six parliamentary seats. “We should give the diaspora the required seating [in the Parliament], which is better than the seats that were given to [individuals] under non-Lebanese orders in some areas,” Bassil said in his opening speech…

Lebanon turns to diaspora in search of business

The country’s government and entrepreneurs held this Monday, in São Paulo, a conference to encourage Brazil’s Lebanese community to consume Lebanese products, and visit and make investments in the Arab nation. Lebanon wants to mobilize the millions of Lebanese and descendants spread throughout the world to boost the country’s economy,…

Lebanon FM urges unity in nationality drive

Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil called Wednesday for unity to implement the nationality law for the Lebanese diaspora, saying that anyone of paternal Lebanese origin should be allowed to attain citizenship regardless of their sect. “Every person of Lebanese origin should be able to attain citizenship whatever his sect is, and…