The President of the Council for Development and Reconstruction, Eng. Nabil El-Jisr participated in the Economic and Financial Forum for the Mediterranean which was held in Milan on 12 and 13 July 2010. The President of the Council was accompanied by the Head of the Department of Planning and Programming, Dr. Ibrahim Chahrour.
This forum was held in accordance with the initiative of the Chamber of Commerce in Milan and with the participation of several Italian ministries and institutions. Representatives from Mediterranean countries, Gulf States, institutions from the European Union and international organizations such as the World Bank participated in the forum. The aim of this forum was to crystallize projects and initiatives for economic development and integration within the Euro Mediterranean region. The President of the Council presented a paper that focused on facts of the Lebanese economy, the promising sectors and the prospects of the public and private investment in Lebanon.