Minutes of meeting
Bloc’s Name: Foreign Policies Bloc
Coordinator’s Name: Makram Zeenny
Guests: Paula Ghantous – Camille Ammoun
Attendees: Najwa Baroodi, Walid Chahine, Walid Abou Samah, Rabih El Hajji, Makram Zeenny
Summary of Meeting Minutes:
A) Briefing and discussing with the guests about the work plan
B) Discussing organizational topics
C) Checking input of members about target countries studies
Decisions and To Do Lists with Time frame:
A) The guests were briefed about the work done by the bloc in addition to its future plans. The bloc invited the guests to check the webpage of the bloc.
B) The Coordinator informed the presents (And through this MoM informs the absentees) that all past MoM’s have been uploaded on the bloc’s webpage and this one will be too moreover as of Saturday September 19, 2020 all the documents prepared by the members will be uploaded on the webpage.
C) The target countries have been allotted and/or delivered:
D) Miscellaneous: Rabih El Hajji voiced a concern related to the Lebanese in the UAE and Bahrain having businesses. The Commerce Minister of the UAE informed them that Israeli companies will be visiting the UAE with a request to meet with Local companies. The issue is that their competitors of the same fields will have an edge over them in case they go along with the request
Action/Discussion during the next meeting:
- Rabih El Hajji will be a short bullet pointed document briefing the bloc
- The bloc will prepare a potential action plan to submit to all those interested to help
- Check which of the members has finished the study of the target country allotted to him/her.
NEXT NEETING TBD according to future contacts made by coordinator