Lebanon

World Bank: $400 Million to Create Jobs in Lebanon

The World Bank Group has approved a new US$400 million project to support Lebanon’s quest to expand nationwide employment opportunities, which have been severely impacted by the influx of Syrian refugees and the recent low growth trend of the economy. The financial package is expected to create 52,000 permanent jobs…

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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…

R&M inks key Lebanon high-speed cabling contract

R&M (Reichle & De-Massari AG), a leading global producer of future-proof products and systems for communication and data networks, said it has been awarded a high-speed cabling contract by Lebanon’s largest mall ABC Verdun. ABC is the most prominent mall and department store in Lebanon that offers a unique shopping,…

Egypt, Lebanon discuss economic ties

Egypt’s Ambassador to Lebanon Nazih Al-Najari discussed on Friday with Lebanese Minister of Economy and Trade Raed Khoury and Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hassan economic relations between Egypt and Lebanon at the Egyptian Embassy premises in Beirut. During the meeting, the trade dimension of the two countries’ ties was touched…

Mark your Calendar: LIBC General Assembly Meeting, August 8th, 2018

Dear Members You are kindly invited to attend the meeting of the LIBC General Assembly which will be held on August 8th, 2018 at 10:00 AM. At Monroe Hotel, located facing Phoenicia hotel, Ain El Mreisseh. Download the Nomination Letter  We encourage you to invite Lebanese expatriates who are in Lebanon, to…

Tender launched for solar power at Casino du Liban

A government agency affiliated with the Energy Ministry announced Friday a call for bids to install a solar photovoltaic system at Casino du Liban. “As part of the national plan launched by the Energy and Water Ministry to install solar photovoltaic systems on the rooftops of 10 public buildings, a…

IDAL increases financial incentives to exporters

The Investment Development Authority in Lebanon (IDAL) has increased the financial incentives of its Agri-Plus program. The program supports agricultural and industrial exporters. IDAL increased the subsidies by 15 percent. It also increased the financial incentives to products exported to Jordan by 43 percent. IDAL’s financial incentives are based on…

Can Lebanon’s next government rise to the economic challenge?

After Lebanon’s first parliamentary election in nine years, the dire economic situation and unsustainable public debt levels are top priorities for the next government. Before the May 6 vote, leaders from across the deeply divided political establishment sounded the alarm about the state’s finances and economy. They agree a new…

Lebanon’s wind EoI draws companies from 21 countries

Companies from 21 countries have taken part in Lebanon’s Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the development of 200 MW-400 MW of wind capacity. Lebanon’s Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC) recently published a list of the 42 bidders that have responded to the EoI. Lebanese companies are most prevalent, followed by…
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