FLASH: Lebanon: International Conference on Support to LAF

Concluding Statement of International Conference on Support to Lebanese Armed Forces
ROME, 17 June 2014

1.    Participants thanked the Government of Italy for hosting the Ministerial Conference on International Support for the Lebanese Armed Forces under the auspices of United …

[Oil & Gas Updates]: Weekly Roundup, April 29, 2013

Lebanon – Diplomatic activity:

Beirut received this week the Spanish minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation José Manuel García-Margallo (24-25/04), Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov (25-28/04) and Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Kostas Tsiaras (22-23/04). The Syrian conflict …

[Oil & Gas Updates]: Weekly Roundup, April 1st, 2013

Lebanon – Pre-qualification round:

In accordance with previously set deadlines, caretaker Energy Minister Gebran Bassil held a press conference on 28/03 – the closing day for the pre-qualification round –  along with the members of the Petroleum Administration’s board, …

[Oil & Gas Updates]: Weekly Roundup 25/02

Lebanon – Seismic surveys:

British Foreign Secretary William Hague joined Energy Minister Gebran Bassil on 21/02 to announce the launching of 2-D seismic surveys, which will be conducted onshore by British firm Spectrum. The company, which conducted 2-D and …

[Oil & Gas Updates]: Weekly Roundup 24/12

Lebanon – Petroleum Administration:

Lebanon’s Petroleum Administration visited President Michel Slaiman, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, and Prime Minister Najib Mikati on 20/12, to brief them on the work that is being done ahead of the launching of the first licensing …

[Oil & Gas Updates]: Weekly Roundup 17/12

Lebanon – Internal politics:

Rifaat Eid, the leader of the pro-Syrian regime Arab Democratic Party, which draws its support from the Lebanese Alawite community in Tripoli, has called for a better representation of his community at the political level. Speaking …

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