MEDCO and Visa announced the winner of the “Hayne Terba7a” Land Rover Discovery

Beirut, Lebanon – 25 October, 2018: Mediterranean Oil Shipping & Transport Co. MEDCO SAL, the leading and centennial Lebanese petroleum company announced yesterday the Land Rover Dicovery Sport HSE 2018 winner at MEDCO Chevrolet station in the precense of Visa, Land Rover, the Directorate of the National lottery, local Banks, MEDCO stations Champions and the media.

After three consecutive years of partnership and success, starting with the 3% cashback summer campaign in 2016, the “Fill it & Win it” campaign giving away 1 year of FREE gasoline to 5 winners, and many immediate redemptions in 2017, MEDCO renewed its partnership with Visa with the “Hayneh Terba7a” campaign featuring a 4×4 as the Grand Prize.

Mr. Philippe El Khazen was announced the lucky winner of the Land Rover Discovery Sport HSE 2018, after the draw that was held in the presence of Ms. Najla Hobeiche, from the Directorate of the National lottery. The lucky station was MEDCO Dora were Mr. El Khazen filled for the fortunate $40,. on October 14th!

Nabil Tabbara, General Manager for Levant, Visa, said:

“We are thrilled to announce this prize with our strategic partners, MEDCO, as part of our efforts to bring unmatched payments experience to our cardholders. It signifies the benefits and rewards that cardholders can enjoy while enjoying a seamless, secure, and convenient payment options.  This campaign supports our mutual goal of promoting digital payments culture and positively impacting the formal economy. We are committed to introducing innovative payment methods to our clients and cardholders that help advance financial inclusion efforts in Lebanon.”

Michèle Chammas Garzouzi, Chief Innovation Officer and Retail Director at MEDCO, said:

“Proud to partner with Visa International for the 3rd consecutive Summer for exciting Campaigns, prizes and the very same focus on cardholders’ fulfillment with extra benefits. Beyond Quality of products and services guests come for at MEDCO, we offer a destination for technology and smart shoppers’ lovers: QR code swiping, payment with your card or with your phone with MEDCO Pay gives many chances to win loyalty redemptions. The “Hayne Terba7a” created an incredible buzz as motorists filled 32.14 Liters of MEDCO Propell in 206 service stations and 50 c-stores across Lebanon to be eligible for the draw of the Land Rover. Makes it ‘Hayyin’ to say ‘Mabrouk’ to the winner of the Grand Prize and to all the great dreamers who will definitely win with MEDCO Pay!”


MEDCO is an importer and distributor of Quality refined petroleum products and the leading Lebanese Petroleum Company. Its roots go back to 1910, established by Georges N. Chammas (Ets. GNC)

Its driving mission is to fuel the market with innovation and customer oriented value-added services. First in the region to import bulk gasoil by tankers, MEDCO introduced to the Lebanese Market electronic pumps, Liters Plus fuel credit and loyalty smart card serving 65% of the corporate market share, Convenience Stores branded Medmart, Calmart, Yala Stop, electronic flow meters for digital diesel distribution, environmentally friendly Propell Gasoline enhanced with additives for a cleaner engine and first CSR loyalty programs for NGOs with the Sharing program, offline and online programs, the Blue Pages (El 7al bel 7ay), the my medco loyalty app Program, the introduction of the first woman tank truck driver and the installation of the First Electric Vehicle chargers in Lebanon. MEDCO distributes refined Petroleum products to over 206 service stations across Lebanon. 

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