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LARP II Delegates with His Excellency the President of Lebanon General Michel Sleiman

LARP II Delegates With Governor Riad Salameh of the Central Bank of Lebanon

LARP I Delegates with Minister Haddad Representing the Prime Minister of Lebanon

Mr. George Faddoul

Secretary-General Of LARP

George Faddoul

Mr. George Faddoul was born in Lebanon in 1954; he grew up in Jal El-Dib, started his early education in a local Christian school run by our local priest, and finished my secondary education at the College Central in Jounieh.

As a young boy he joined the Cedars troop boy scouts in Jal El Dib, he played in the local Volley ball team, in 1973 he joined Al Rabita Ijtimaiah, a local social and charity organization helping underprivileged community members with financial and other social assistance.

In 1978, he left Lebanon for treatment in the US after he was injured during the war. He stayed and continued his education in New York State and received a degree in Electrical and Computer engineering. While in college, he stared a Lebanese club, organized several national activities with people from Lebanon and elsewhere.

In 1980, he moved to Seattle Washington, and upon his arrival, he decided to start a Maronite church and a year later he founded a Lebanese club because there was not any at that time. 20 years later he helped established Saint Joseph Maronite Church and served on its council till 2010.

In 1984, he started his own business in computer technology and sold it in 2009; in 1994 he served as a technology curriculum advisor on the board of North Seattle community collages for 6 years and worked with Seattle Veteran Hospital on establishing Psoriasis treatment center equipped with most modern medical equipment; he joined the WLCU (World Lebanese Cultural Union); in 2011 I was designated as the representative for the PIRC organization (Phoenician International Research Center) and helped sponsor a scientific mission that took a replicated Phoenician ship around the Horn of Africa and back to the Mediterranean waters, proving to historians and researches that Phoenicians sailed the seas thousands of years ago using the stars to guide them and the water currents to carry them.

Since 2010 Mr. Faddould is residing in both the US to Lebanon, he helps with Caritas and worked with the organization on several projects; he teamed up with father Louis El-Ferkh at USEK and worked with him on a course on the history of Lebanese Immigration.

Mr. Maalouf was born in Beirut, Lebanon and graduated from Belmont Abbey-Sacred Heart College in Belmont, North Carolina. He and his wife live in Arlington, Virginia and they have two children. To learn more about Mr. Maalouf visit his website at and