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Lebanon International Investment Forum

The Official Platform Driving Investment in Lebanon's Key Industries

2019 (dates TBC)
Beirut, Lebanon

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Held under the patronage of the President of the Council of Ministers, H.E. Mr. Saad Hariri, the CWC Lebanon International Investment Forum is the official meeting place driving forward economic development in Lebanon.

The Summit is the dedicated platform for industry executives to meet with Ministry delegations to identify investment and new project opportunities in the oil & gas, infrastructure and power sectors; a unique opportunity to get ahead of your competitors, build new partnerships, do deals and hear about the future plans for the expansion of the Lebanese economy.

Explore the highlights from the Lebanon International Investment Forum 2018

  •  The Forum was opened by the Minister of Telecommunications, H.E. Mr. Jamal El Jarrah, who represented the President of the Council of Ministers, H.E. Mr. Saad Hariri.
  •  H.E. the Minister of Telecommunication, Mr. Jamal Jarrah stated that the Ministry of Telecommunication would be expanding the network to cover all the Lebanese regions as well as implementing a fibre optics project.
  •  The Minister of Energy and Water, H,E. Mr. Cesar Abi Khalil, stated that in the Ministry of Energy has established one of the first electricity projects in the country in partnership with the private sector and with regards the oil & gas sector, that the consortium of companies Eni, Total and Novatek have submitted their final exploration plan. 
  • Mr. Ibrahim Chahrour, representing the President of the Council of Development and Reconstruction of Lebanon (CDR), spoke of the challenges and solutions for the implementation of infrastructure projects and public services.
  • The Secretary General of the Higher Council for Privatisation and PPP, Mr. Ziad Hayek stressed the importance of the Private Public Partnership (PPP) and its effect on the Lebanese economy in terms of job creation for the Lebanese people.
  • Mr. Mohamed Choucair, Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Beirut and Mount Lebanon declared on behalf of the private sector, the strong need for promised financial reforms, to establish a successful loan structure.
  • H.E. Ambassador Christina Lassen, the head of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, spoke of the commitment of  the EU and International Partners to support Lebanon’s stability and prosperity.


Read the interviews from Lebanon's industry sector leaders


Ms Janet Heckman
Managing Director for the Southern & Eastern Mediterranean
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development


Find out about Lebanon’s investment prospects and the current challenges for private investors.

H.E. Mr. Raed Khoury
Minister of Economy and Trade
Republic of Lebanon


Discover the latest government reforms and opportunities for investment in Lebanon.

Mr. Ziad Hayek
Secretary General
High Council for Privatization and PPP


Find out about the Ministry of Economy’s plans for the Lebanese economy and reducing the deficit in the Lebanese trade balance.


H.E. Mr. Youssef Fenianos
Minister of Public Works and Transport
Republic of Lebanon


Learn about the role of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport in promoting investment in Lebanon, including at infrastructure level and in the area of transport development.

Hear from decision makers on project announcements

H.E. Mr. Jamal El Jarrah - Minister of Telecommunication - Republic of LebanonH.E. Mr. Jamal El JarrahMinister of TelecommunicationRepublic of Lebanon
H.E. Mr. Youssef Fenianos - Minister of Public Works and Transport - Republic of LebanonH.E. Mr. Youssef FenianosMinister of Public Works and TransportRepublic of Lebanon
H.E. Mr. Cesar Abi Khalil - Minister of Energy & Water - Republic of LebanonH.E. Mr. Cesar Abi KhalilMinister of Energy & WaterRepublic of Lebanon
H.E. Mr. Raed Khoury - Minister of Economy and Trade - Republic of LebanonH.E. Mr. Raed KhouryMinister of Economy and TradeRepublic of Lebanon
Mr. Mohamed Choucair - Chairman - Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture, of Beirut and Mount Lebanon Mr. Mohamed ChoucairChairmanChamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture, of Beirut and Mount Lebanon
Mr Ibrahim Chahrour - Head of the Planning and Programming Division - Council Development ReconstructionMr Ibrahim ChahrourHead of the Planning and Programming DivisionCouncil Development Reconstruction

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Lebanon's Petroleum Sector: The Correct Expectations by Alessandro Bacci

Find out about the exploration of oil and gas in Block 4 and Block 9 of Lebanon’s exclusive economic zone (E.E.Z), whether the hydrocarbons could be present in commercially exploitable quantities and which laws the Lebanese Parliament should adopt to complete the petroleum legislative framework.

Read paper Discover opportunities in oil & gas

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