ASCAME and the EIB enhance the support provided to SME

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The past 11th of June, Mr. Mohamed Choucair received Mr. Philipe de Fontaine Vive, Vice-president of the EIB, in the premises of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Beirut & Mount Lebanon in the framework of a visit in Lebanon.

The President of ASCAME, Mr. Mohamed Choucair, has extended to the Vice-president of the EIB, his warmest thanks for the work done in Lebanon and in all the South-Mediterranean countries, through the actions implemented in favor of the region in which the EIB and ASCAME are involved.

Mr. Choucair has emphasized the importance of the agreement signed between both institutions and has expressed his will to strengthen and announce new initiatives for the Mediterranean economy and especially for the SME.

Mohamed Choucair has also demonstrated his commitment towards the EIB and, especially regarding the programmes in favor of the improvement of the South and the constitution of a Euro- Mediterranean economic zone.

The meeting also relied on the presence of the Advisor of the Vice-President De Fontaine Vive, Ms. Emilie Bois-Willaert, the responsible for activities in the MENA region for corporate and social responsibility, Mrs. Flavia Palanza and the Director for Operations in the Mediterranean Region Virginia Garcia Loan Office Responsible for operations in Lebanon.