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Councilman John Akouri, former Washington, DC Press Secretary & Capitol Hill Advisor, is President & CEO of the Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Lebanese Member of Parliament Representing Tripoli District Visits the United States; Meets with Key Lebanese Leaders in Houston, Detroit & Boston

NATIONAL - Lebanese Leaders across the country welcomed an official visit by the Honorable Dr. Moustafa Allouch, a Member of Parliament in the government of Lebanon. Following a leadership conference held in Houston alongside former US Ambassador to Bahrain Sam Zakhem, the Future Movement Deputy travelled to Detroit to meet with key leaders in the diaspora. At a welcoming reception hosted by Acting Consul General of Lebanon to Detroit Bachir Tawk in the city of Birmingham - recent site of LEBFEST 07! The Lebanese Festival, Dr. Allouch spoke briefly on the current situation in the Middle East. In addition to Tawk, those in attendance at the invitation-only dinner included: Councilman John Akouri, Publisher of Lebanese Monthly Magazine; Mr. & Mrs. Michael Mammish, American University of Beirut Chapter President; Mr. & Mrs. Osman Minkara, League for Economic Empowerment President; Mr. & Mrs. Brahim Marji, representing the Kataeb Party of North America; Mr. & Mrs. Walid Nassif, representing the Future Youth Movement in the USA; Mr. Marwan Francis, Second Secretary at the Lebanese Embassy in Washington, DC; Mr. Kamal Shouhayib of the American Druze Society; Messrs. Chawki Gemayel & Tony Malouf and their spouses, of the Lebanese American Club of Michigan; among many other prominent and influential Lebanese Americans.

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