The Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants His Excellency Mr Gebran Bassil visit to the Arab Irish Chamber of Commerce

Thursday 13th June 2019

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AICC Chairman Mr. Enda Corneille and AICC Secretary General and CEO Mr. Ahmad Younis welcome H.E. Minister Gebran Bassil

 

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AICC Secretary General and CEO Mr. Ahmad Younis and Lebanese Ambassador to London H.E. Mr. Rami Mortada

 

On Thursday 13th June the Arab Irish Chamber hosted a business briefing focused on opportunities and prospects in Lebanon. The AICC were pleased to welcome His Excellency Mr. Gebran Bassil the Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants who had travelled to Ireland, to the AICC HQ.

 

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His Excellency Minister Gebran Bassil signs the guest book at the AICC HQ

 

In attendance were senior officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the IDA, Enterprise Ireland, ibec, the Lebanese Embassy in London and the Irish Embassy in Cairo.

 

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AICC Chairman Mr. Enda Corneille opens the discussions

 

In his welcoming address the AICC Chairman Mr. Enda Corneille welcomed the Minister and thanked him for making the time in his busy schedule to visit the Arab Irish Chamber and hold these discussions.

 

He also thanked the Lebanese Ambassador in London His Excellency Rami Mortada for involving the Arab Irish Chamber of Commerce in these negotiations.

 

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His Excellency Minister Gebran Bassil

 

Minister Gebran Bassil remarked on the warm relationship that historically has existed between Ireland and Lebanon. He discussed the trade relationship and said that this relationship needs to be increased and strengthened.

 

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AICC Chairman Mr. Enda Corneille and AICC Secretary General and CEO Mr. Ahmad Younis presentation to His Excellency Mr. Gegran Bassil

 

At the end of the discussions the AICC presented His Excellency Minister Bassil with a hand crafted crystal clock to thank him for his attendance and to mark and honour the occasion.