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The LARP IV delegation meeting with Predident Aoun on August 31st.

LARP III welcome dinner at the residence of the Frems in Kleiat


His Excellency Mr. Saad Hariri

The Lebanese American Renaissance Partnership

Hosts the LARP Mission IV to Lebanon
"Solidarity with Lebanon Reform, Security & Stability"
August 30 / September 2, 2017


Wednesday, August 30, 2017 (LARP Delegates Only)
8:30 pm - Private dinner & reception in honor of LARP IV Delegates
Hosted by His Excellency William Zard, Honorary Consul of Great Britain
Thursday, August 31, 2017 (LARP Delegates Only)

9:30 am LARP IV Delegates meeting with the President of Lebanon
11:00 am to 2:00 pm Visit the town of Ayto in honor of Ray LaHood
7:00 pm Private reception hosted by the AmCham at Barbizon - Achrafieh

Friday, September 1, 2017 (open to Public)

9:00 am - Registration and coffee
9:05 am Welcome and introducing the National Anthems and Mr. Maalouf
Mrs. Ana Navarro, CNN Commentator & LARP IV Delegate

10:00 am - Opening Ceremony

Moderator: The Honorable Walid Maalouf, LARP President

Representative of the President of the Council of Ministers
His Excellency Edward White, US Deputy Chief of Mission
Ambassador Al Cardenas, Corporate Leader, Florida

The Honorable Ray LaHood, Illinois

10:30 am - Session I Waste Management Crisis

Moderator: His Excellency Sarkis Seraydarian, LARP Executive Committee,
Consul of El Salvador & LARP Lebanon Board

Dr. Paul Abi Rached (invited)
Mr. Roy Abou Chedid, Mayor of Beit Merry

11:15 am – Session II – Syria Displaced Crisis & Infrastructure Challenges

Moderator: Dr. Jacquie Maalouf – LARP Lebanon Board
Dr. Ziad El Sayegh
Engineer Marc Ballouz
Attorney Joe Karam

12:00 noon - Session III Energy and Water Crisis

Moderator: Ms. Mey Al-Sayegh – LARP Media Advisor
Dr. Fadi Comair, Director of the Ministry of Water Recourses
Dr. Antoine Sfeir

1:15 pm - Luncheon

4:00 to 5:00 pm Media interviews with delegates
Coordinator: Ms. Mey Al-Sayegh, LARP media advisor

5:00 pm LARP membership meeting
Elections of new boards (USA & Lebanon)
Coordinators: George Salame

8:00 pm - Gala Dinner: The Honorable Ray LaHood Keynote speaker
Introduction: The Honorable Walid Maalouf, Virginia
Master of Ceremony: Mr. Fady Fayad, LARP Vice President

Presentation of Awards:

To Ray LaHood: The Life Time Achievement Award
To Al Cardenas: The Corporate Leadership Award

Saturday, September 2, 2017 (LARP Delegates only)

11:00 am visiting Ghazir the forefather of Al Cardenas

5:30 pm Leave to Kfarkatra, Shouf (45 minutes ride)

7:00 pm Farwell dinner at the home of Walid Maalouf At his ancestral home in Kfarkatra, Shouf

President & Mrs. Michel Aoun (invited)

Farwell remarks: George Dandan, LARP US Board