Key ministries to join April’s Investment Forum for Lebanon

Supplied Content

As Lebanon seeks to develop its economy and explore its potential gas wealth, the country is looking to attract investment from the international community to help meet its demands for expansion.  With oil and gas exploration due to start in 2019 and investment in infrastructure needed imminently, new projects and plans are arising within Lebanon’s core industries, bringing an array of business opportunities to investors.

With vast opportunities being made available to both public and private businesses, the CWC Lebanon International Investment Forum takes place from 10-11 April 2018 in Beirut, and will be held under the patronage of the President of the Council of Ministers, H.E. Mr. Saad Hariri, with participation from the Ministries of Telecommunication, Public Works & Transport and Economy & Trade.

The Lebanon Forum is the official platform for industry executives to meet with government officials who will announce exclusive new project opportunities in the oil & gas, infrastructure and power sectors. This is a unique opportunity to build new partnerships, do deals and identify investment opportunities.

Distinguished speakers include:

  • E. Mr. Jamal El Jarrah, Minister of Telecommunication, Republic of Lebanon
  • E. Mr. Youssef Fenianos, Minister of Public Works and Transports, Republic of Lebanon
  • E. Mr. Cesar Abi Khalil, Minister of Energy and Water, Republic of Lebanon
  • Mohamed Choucair, Chairman, Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture, of Beirut and Mount Lebanon
  • E. Ms. Christina Lassen, Ambassador – Head of the Delegation, Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon
  • Nabil El Jisr, President, Council for Development and Reconstruction
  • Ziad Hayek, Secretary General, High Council for Privatization and PPP
  • Walid Nasr, Chairman of the Board, Lebanese Petroleum Administration
  • Marwan Kobrosly, Director of Operations, Dar Al-Handasah (Shair & Partners)
  • Jean Riachi, Chairman and CEO, FFA Private Bank
  • Robert Carter, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), Golar Power
  • Janet Heckman, Managing Director for the Southern & Eastern Mediterranean, EBRD
  • Juergen Schmitz, Managing Director, Nissan Middle East
  • Othmane Irain, Head of LNG, BB energy
  • Muhammad Qasim Latif, Business Development Manager, Wartsila

The Forum will look to address the current opportunities and showcase projects in Lebanon’s oil & gas, infrastructure and power sectors through a focused content programme taking place over two days. Attendees can expect the following topics to be discussed:

  • Ministerial Panel – The Government’s Strategy and Vision for Future Investment Opportunities in Lebanon
  • Lebanon as a Top Investment Destination
  • Oil and Gas Sector – A New Economic Pillar for Lebanon
  • Era of Reconstruction: Plans and Projects for Infrastructure and Transportation
  • How to enter the Lebanese Market: Reviewing Legal and Regulatory Frameworks & PPPs
  • LNG: FSRUs Plans, Projects and Impacts
  • Unlocking the Full Potential of Lebanon’s Power Sector

For further information on session topics and latest speakers, view the Forum programme here:


Most Popular

To Top