Jreij hopes Lebanon be conferences center

APRIL 15, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Minister of Information, Ramzi Jreij, welcomed on Wednesday at his ministrial office Switzerland’s Ambassador to Lebanon Francois Paras with discussions featured high on bilateral relations.

Jreij said after the meeting that Lebanon and Switzerland have many common aspects such as the banking sector which is active and prosperous in both countries, pointing that Switzerland is a center for holding international conferences an aspect that “we, in Lebanon, have high hopes to accomplish (be a center for conferences).”

Jreij said that Lebanon and Switzerland have many cultural and trade relations which the two countries work on boosting and activating them to serve their interests.

Jreij concluded that the meeting which was positive will be followed by others.

In his turn, the Swiss Ambassador said that the talks tackled the distinguished relations between Lebanon and Switzerland, as well as the projects which “I hope will be accomplished soon.”

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON