The President of the Council for Development and Reconstruction Eng. Nabil El-Jisr participated in a conference at the Comodore Hotel on (the Status of Lebanese Economy: twenty years after the end of the civil war) in response to the invitation of the Lebanese Economic Association. The intervention of Eng. El-Jisr, who was seen as an official speaker in the session, was about public investment and development. This intervention dealt with reviewing the experiences of programming of public investments during the period between 1992 and 2009, concentrating on what has been accomplished, and evaluating the experiences by highlighting the strong and weakness points and the effect of public investment on the economy and the society.