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Ministry of Public Health, with UN agencies and donor support, strengthens efforts to protect children in Lebanon from polio

Ministry of Public Health, with UN agencies and donor support, strengthens efforts to protect children in Lebanon from polio

144,000 additional doses of Inactivated Polio Vaccine procured through funding from the European Union and the Government of the United States. Beirut, August 10, 2017 – The Ministry of Public Health announced today the acceleration of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) provision to all children under 5 in Lebanon. IPV will be available free of charge

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touch and Riyada announce winners of Youth Innovation Summer Program

Beirut, August 10, 2017: touch, the leading mobile telecommunications and data operator in Lebanon, managed by Zain Group, and Riyada for Social Innovation have announced the winners of the Youth Innovation Summer Program during an award ceremony held at the Grand Serail in the presence of Minister of Telecommunications, Jamal Jarrah. The ceremony was also attended by Mrs.

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A Better Life in Jounieh Starts with Careem

Beirut, Lebanon – August 2017: Careem, the region’s leading ride-hailing service, has announced its launch in Jounieh, on July 19th, just in time for a sizzling summer. In line with Careem’s plan to expand and support more Lebanese cities, the new launch provides accessibility and connects Lebanon’s capital to the vibrant and historically rich city

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Huawei unveils the nova 2 Plus in Beirut

A superphone for the young superstars Beirut – August 9th, 2017: During a glamorous evening, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) revealed the successor of its stylish and premium mid-range nova series, Huawei nova 2 Plus at LivBeirut in Jal El Dib. Guests including partners, influencers and members of the press, received a dazzling red carpet


Nestlé Celebrates International Youth Day with Update on Various Initiatives Impacting 5,000 Youth in Middle East

Dubai, 9th August 2017: Nestlé Middle East is commemorating International Youth Day with an update on various Nestlé Needs YOUth initiatives, impacting more than 5,000 young people across the region in 2016. Through this, the Company continues to meet its commitment to Foster Career Opportunities for Youth in the Middle East, where over one third


ERICSSON joins Zain Kuwait-led utilities digital transformation project

Ericsson has been selected as part of a consortium led by Zain Kuwait for one of the largest utilities digital transformation projects in the Middle East The project will further develop the capabilities of Kuwaiti utilities and will deploy a smart metering solution, including an Enterprise and Cloud Billing solution and Multiservice Delivery Platform Ericsson

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A host of travel benefits from LGB BANK and Mastercard

Beirut, August 9th , 2017: LGB BANK announced that their Mastercard customers can benefit from a 30% discount on flights and hotel bookings worldwide, by using their LGB BANK Platinum or World Mastercard card. The Cleartrip offer from LGB BANK and Mastercard allows Platinum cardholders to benefit from up to 30% discount (up to $200).

Clooney Foundation for Justice Partners with UNICEF to Open Seven Public Schools to Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon

With support from Google.org and HP Inc, the Clooney Foundation for Justice’s $2.25 million partnership and $1 million technology grant will enroll thousands of currently out-of-school refugees in formal education and provide additional support for Lebanese and Syrian children in public schools across Lebanon NEW YORK, 31 July 2017 – The Clooney Foundation for Justice