Lebanese Republic

Signing a memorandum of understanding with the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Beirut and Mount Lebanon

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Tue 27 February 2018

Minister of Economy and Trade Raed Khoury held a press conference to announce the signing of a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding with the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Beirut and Mount Lebanon represented by its president Mr. Mohamed Choukair  and Orient Swiss SARL represented by its Director General in Lebanon Mr. Bachir Abi Khalil.

In this regard, Minister Khoury declared that: “Zoodel online interface is a business-to-business marketplace dedicated to help presenting the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) and lebanese products  to non-classical marketplace for the Silk Road countries. This online platform aims to facilitate and further advance the trade, export and import process with prices less than those incurred by the classical method as well as to exchange trade information related to all lebanese industries’. Furthermore, he added that: “ As a Ministry of Economy and Trade and Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, we totally encourage this initiative and we undertake to facilitate hosting visits that the company will carry out to all lebanese regions enabling the participation of the biggest number of companies”.

In his turn,  Mr. Mohamed Choukair  stressed the importance of signing this Memorandum that provides Lebanon with new horizons and markets.

In addition, Mr. Bachir Abi Khalil expressed his sincere thanks to the lebanese Government for supporting this project and helping the lebanese enterprises access the new digital world.