Under the patronage and attendance of the Prime Minister M. Tammam Salam, the president of CDR, Eng. Nabil El Jisr, participated in the launching ceremony of the project to develop industrial zones, at the Grand Serail. The Minister of Industry, the Ambassador of Italy and officials from the United Nations and from UNIDO agency attended the ceremony.
It was announced during the ceremony, the launching of the project in its first phase consisting of the feasibility studies and preliminary plans of the infrastructure at the three new industrial areas in Baalbek, Terbol and Joon. These studies will be prepared by UNIDO as a prelude to secure the necessary funding to create the infrastructure for the three areas. The president of CDR made an intervention during this ceremony.