Abu-Ghazaleh and MP Tony Frangieh Discuss Means of Developing the Digital Sector in Lebanon
BEIRUT – Chairman of the Information Technology Committee of the Lebanese Parliament, MP Tony Frangieh, received in his office HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, founder and chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global) and his accompanying delegation to discuss ICT related issues and means of cooperation in developing the digital sector in Lebanon.
During the meeting, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh highlighted the continuous TAG.Global cooperative efforts with the Lebanese government in fighting digital illiteracy, noting that the Organization started opening a number of knowledge stations at the Lebanese University with its several branches across Lebanon in addition to Lebanon's National Library in Beirut.
He further stressed the importance of TAG.Global’s Knowledge Stations in raising community awareness, building capacities and fighting digital illiteracy through various training courses that will be shortly launched in cooperation with the Lebanese University, Ministry of Culture and a number of public and private institutions.
For his part, MP Frangieh extended his thanks and appreciation to Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh for his efforts in serving Lebanon and its people, expressing the Committee's readiness to fully cooperate.
MP Frangieh called on Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh to keep on launching such initiatives by organizing and holding future meetings for further coordination, especially since the current situation in the country needs all sincere and concerted efforts for such leading initiatives offered by TAG.Global to serve the local community.
The meeting was attended by the Chair of Group Management Board at TAG.Global, Mr. Salah Abu Osbeh, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh & Co. International (TAGI) Executive Director in Lebanon, Mr. Marwan Abu-Sahyoun, and Representative of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh for Culture and Media in Lebanon, Mr. Burhan Al Ashkar. That is in addition to the General Coordinator of the Digital Transformation and Governance Network, Dr. Nadim Mansouri, MENA EdTech Alliance President, Dr. Rabie Baalbaki, Vice-President of the Alliance for International Partnerships and Relations Coordinator, Nora Al-Murabi, and Coordinator of Governance Project between the Transformation Network Digital Governance and the Chair of the Information Technology Committee MP Frangieh, Dr. Wadiha Al-Amiouni.