8 January 2016
A MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION WITH THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INDUSTRY AND AGRICULTURE IN BEIRUT AND MOUNT LEBANON
The Chairman of the Lebanese Petroleum Administration Wissam Al Zahabi signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the President of the Federation of Lebanese Chambers and head of Beirut and Mount Lebanon Chamber Mohammad Choucair in the chamber headquarter, with the participation of the Minister of Energy and Water Artur Nazarian. The agreement defined the cooperation between the parties in the organization of seminars, conferences, workshops and training courses associated with the oil and gas sector in Lebanon. It also included the development of local content with a focus on the skills of the industrial and commercial sectors to enable them to keep pace with the oil and gas industry development regarding local services and good providers in support of the petroleum activities. In the occasion speeches were made by the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Beirut and Mount Lebanon Mohammad Choucair, Chairman of the Lebanese Petroleum Administration Wissam Al Zahabi and the Minister of Energy and Water Artur Nazarian, all focused on the urgent need not to discard the opportunity to exploit the Lebanese natural resources and to contribute, each from his position and influential ability, to relaunch the first licensing round for exploration of the oil and gas prospects in offshore Lebanon.
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