The Immigrant’s Reunion 2018

Expatriates’ New Visions for Economic Development

Phoenicia Hotel – BEIRUT- LEBANON

Under the Patronage of

His Excellency Mr. Saad Hariri


8h00-9h30 Registration of Conference participants & morning refreshments

9h30-10h30 Opening Ceremony.

M.C – Mrs. Jawhara Shahine – General Manager of Al Mughtareb Magazine

9h30-9h40 Opening remarks of Dr. Nassib FAWAZ, President of the LIBC.

9h40-9h50 LIBC’s Diaspora House – Presentation

9h50-9h55 Introduction of Eng. Ghayath El Rifai, the General Executive Secretary of LIBC

9h55-10h30 Special Address of HIS EXCELLENCY MR. SAAD HARIRI

10h30-11h30 Panel 1: ICT SectorNew vision for Investment in ICT future

Moderated by Mr. Fahim Gemayel | Vice President of LIBC – Businessman from OHIO USA.

With the esteemed participation of:

Key Note Speakers:

H.E. M. Jamal Jarrah – Minister of Telecommunications


Mr. Saad Azhari CEO of BLOM – Speech

Emre Gurkan – Chief Executive Officer at Touch Lebanon

Mr. Nabil Itani, Chairman – General Manager of IDAL

Dr. Ali Ataya – Digital Transformation Expert

Camille Moukarzel – professional computer association-P.C.A. president

Q & A,

11h30 – 11h45 Coffee Break & Networking

11h45-12h45 Panel 2: Real Estate Economy | the Outlook for Real Estate investments

Moderated by Dr. Kamel Wazne, Professor of Economics,

Key Note Speaker:

Mr. Mohamed Choucair – Chairman of the Federation of the Chambers of Commerce, Industry & agriculture in Lebanon.


Mr. Georges Maarawi – Director General of Real -Estate Affaires, Ministry of Finance

Mr. John Noja – OLX General Manager – Lebanon & Oman.
Mr. Nassib Ghobril – Head of economic research & Analysis Department group economic research & analysis department.

Q &A

12h45-01h45 Panel 3: Medical, Religious, and Leisure Tourism –

What a pleasure to be in Lebanon

Moderated by Mr. DAL HITTI, with the esteemed participation of:

Key Note Speaker:

H.E. M. Avadis Guidanian – Minister of Tourism


Pierre Ashkar – President, Federation for Tourism & Hotel Associations in Lebanon

Eng. Sleiman Haroun – Syndicates of Hospitals Owners

Discussing of LIBC’s Diaspora House

Q & A,

Conference Closing

Dr. Nassib Fawaz, President of LIBC.

Immigrant Dialogue

14h30 Lunch at Mosaic (By invitation only).


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