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Cablegate: Embassy Beirut Nominees for the Presidential

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C O R R E C T E D C O P Y (CORRECTED CAPTIONS)

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DEPT FOR S/P BEHRMAN

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON EAID PREL SOCI LE
SUBJECT: EMBASSY BEIRUT NOMINEES FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL
ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMIT

REF: STATE 112495

1. (U) Post nominated the following ten individuals for the
Presidential Entrepreneurship Summit:

- Mr. Fawaz Hamidi, General Manager, Business Incubation Association
Tripoli and Northern Lebanon (BIAT);
- Mr. Nicolas Rouhana, Business Development & Communication
Director, Berytech Technological Pole;
- Mr. Kamal Mouzawak, a USAID Synergos Institute Arab World Social
Innovators Program grantee and creator of the Souk el Tayeb market;

- Mr. Antoine Abou Samra, Managing Director, BADER;
- Mr. Charles Arbid, Head of the Lebanese Franchise Association;
- Mr. Youssef Fares, Owner of an olive oil company;
- Mr. Rania Frem El Khoury, Managing Director, Georges N.
Foundation;
- Mr. Ali Ezzedine, Vice-President & Executive Chairman of
Association for the Development of Rural Capacities (ADR);
- Ms. Nada Tarraf, founding member and Treasurer of the Lebanese
League for Women in Business (LLWB;
- Ms. Tania Helou, General Manager of Saradar Foundation.

2. (U) Post will send bios of the nominees via e-mail.

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