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In anticipation of the summer holidays, the Lebanese Dutch Business Association organized a trip to Naqoura region on July 8th, 2017.

Many of our colleagues and their relatives were there.Fortunately they had the opportunity to visit the old souk in Saida,... More »

Ce n'est qu'un au revoir!

That was the theme of the Farewell Reception for the Netherlands Embassy's Commercial Attache, Mr. Tarek Ouerghi, and his lovely wife, Amale, jointly hosted by the Embassy and the LDBA on Wednesday, the 18th of February, 2015,... More »

Trip to the Beqaa
May 07, 2014

Several members of the LDBA improvised a day trip to the Beqaa on Saturday the 3rd of May.

The day started early, at 7:30 am! (as if the million year old Beqaa was going somewhere that afternoon...) The  majority of participants were picked up by a... More »

In order to benefit from the visit to Lebanon of Dutch Chef Cees Hoogerdijk, The Lebanese Dutch Business Association organized a Casual Get-Together/Dinner on Friday, March 28th, 2014, at  Moulin d’Or  Restaurant, Zouk Mosbeh– Jeita high way.

All dishes were typically Dutch,... More »

The LDBA hosted a lunch at le Maillon, Ashrafiyeh, on Tuesday, the 22nd of October, 2013, to welcome the new Netherlands Ambassador, Her Exellency Hester Somsen.

The lunch was attended by LDBA members and friends, as well as distinguished guests from the... More »

A bit prematurely, due to the upcoming holiday season, the LDBA invited its members and friends to a cocktail reception at the "Stay" restaurant in the DT Souks, on Monday the 17th of June, to say goodbye and, mostly: "tot ziens,"... More »

Le Nouveau Roi des Néerlandais

Réputé de bon aloi d’être consolidé


   Lucide, talentueux, vertueux  et  énergique

   Espace d’un nouveau trône réputé magique

   Ruissellement   de  concrètes   potentialités

   Ouverture   d’esprit    épris   d’ostensibilité

   Image   marquante   saturée  de   sensibilité




30 Avril 2013


S.E. Monsieur... More »

End of Year Gala Dinner
December 14, 2012

Exquisite, warm, friendly, interesting, distinguished, was the LDBA Annual End of the Year Gala Dinner which took place on Friday the 14th of December, 2012, at the Emirates Hall, Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand Hotel.

Exquisite due to the presence of a... More »

On Monday the 18th of July, the LDBA held a reception at the Holiday Inn, Dunes, in honor of the visiting Curacao Minisiter of Economy, Abdul-Nasser El-Hakim, attended by the LDBA members and a number of Dignitaries and Officials.
Minister... More »

On the 24th of May, 2012, Salia, an LDBA member company, invited colleagues and friends to a grand ceremony in the gardens of Soursok Palace, Ashrafiyeh, to celebrate its 50 years of existence.
The event capped a history of success... More »

General Assembly 2012
April 17, 2012

The LDBA held its annual General Assembly on 17 April, 2012, at the Hotel Gabriel in Ashrafiyeh.
The President, Secretary General, and Purser each addressed the audience, describing the achievements of the year 2011, the plans for 2012, and the... More »

Annual Dinner 2011
December 15, 2011

The LDBA celebrated its annual dinner on the 15th of December, 2011, at the Phoenicia Intercontinental's Grand Ballroom.
The evening was animated by the Real Deal Blues Band, who started the evening with a collection of Soft Jazz tunes, and... More »

The Netherlands Ambassador to Lebanon, H.E. Hero de Boer, hosted a lunch at his Residence in Ashrafiyeh, on Tuesday the 5th of April, 2011, in honor of the newly elected (same old-same old) LDBA Board and Founding Members.
The pleasant occasion was shared by the Lebanese Ambassador to the Netherlands, H.E. Zaidan Al-Saghir, as well as the Netherlands Embassy's Deputy... More »

General Assembly 2010
February 22, 2011

The LDBA held its annual General Assembly on Tuesday the 22nd of February, 2011, at the Bristol Hotel, Hamra. The Board presented a summary of the activities and events of 2010, as well as the revenue/expense accounts, which were subsequently... More »

Board Meeting
July 06, 2010

The LDBA Board held its monthly meeting on July 6, 2010. The meeting discussed current issues pertaining to the LDBA's activities, as well as the finances of 2009, which were reviewed and approved. The Board also discussed the follow up action required in respect of the Memorandum of Agreement between the LDBA and the European Investment Council, which was signed... More »

Mr. Edward Gardner, Senior Resident Representative of the IMF in Lebanon, gave LDBA members and their invitees a very interesting presentation on “Lebanon and the IMF”, in a Seminar/cocktail at the Phoenicia Intercontinental Hotel.
Mr. Gardner talked about the international... More »

On Tuesday the 23rd of March 2010, a delegation from the LDBA visited Minister of Economy Mohammad Safadi at his office in DT, in order to brief him about the Association and its activities, and hear his advice on how to further improve economical relations between Lebanon and the Netherlands.

Token of Appreciation
February 11, 2010

During the LDBA Annual Dinner 2010, (see Article below) the LDBA Board honoured 4 LDBA members for distiguished services, and offered them special memorabilia designed for the occasion. The members were: Mrs. Colette Michaca, Messrs. Joseph Halabi, Elie Nahas, and... More »

H.E. PM Fouad Saniora received the Board Members of the LDBA, at his office at the Grand Serail, on the 1st of April 2009, for a chat about the prevailing Economical situation, and the role of NGO’s such as the... More »

On the 19th of March, 2009, the LDBA Board hosted Mr. Fouad Makhzoumi for lunch at le Maillon, in recognition of his continued support to the Association.
Le Maillon’s succulent dishes were enjoyed, along with a pleasant conversation about the prevailing international economical scene, its echoes in Lebanon, as well as (inevitably) a brief foray into the local political scene.

General Assembly 2009
March 03, 2009

The LDBA held its annual General Assembly on 3rd of March 2009, at the Hotel Gabriel in Ashrafieh.
President Mohammad Sinno opened the meeting with a welcome speech, after which he gave the floor to Mr. Joseph Halabi, Board Secretary,... More »

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