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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


LARP I Announcement

Press Release - October, 10, 2006, Washington DC

Washington, D.C. - Walid Maalouf, Director of Public Diplomacy for Middle Eastern & MEPI Affairs at the U.S. Agency for International Development, in his personal capacity, invites you to join the Lebanese American Renaissance Partnership Trip to Lebanon.  

The Lebanese American Renaissance Partnership Trip to Lebanon is an initiative that aims to rebuild Lebanon after the July 2006 war. It consists of a Lebanese American delegation of 250 business, professional, and community leaders from around the nation for a two-day conference (November 10 – 11, 2006). 

The aim of the trip is to support the Lebanese government’s institutions and capacity-building, to lift the spirit of the Lebanese people and, in consultation with the USAID office in Beirut, to provide possible donations to Lebanese non-governmental organizations and or municipalities in order to encourage local governments. 

This conference will be held under the auspices of the Prime Minister of Lebanon His Excellency Fouad Seniora. Panel discussion at the parliament, a luncheon at Solidere, and a press conference for the whole delegation will be part of the trip plan.