Minister Fady Abboud, Lebanese Minister of Tourism Cleveland City Club May 25,2012
Minister Fady Abboud, the Lebanese Minister of Tourism, spoke at the City Club of Cleveland on Friday May 25, 2012.
A gift to the City Club of Cleveland from Minister Abboud and Lebanon
After his speech, Minister Abboud answered questions from the audience. He was asked about Hezbollah.
Father Naim Khalil Pastor of St Elias Melkite Church in Brooklyn, OH and Minister Fady Abboud
Minister Fady Abboud answered a question about promoting Lebanese tourism in the US. He said he is working to change the perception of Lebanon away from bombs.
Pierre Bejjani and Minister Fady Abboud
When asked about safety when traveling to Lebanon he said to think of Lebanon as a 'crazy girlfriend.'
Everyone was eager to hear Minister Abboud's opinion on Syria.
Mary Rose Oakar and and Minister Fady Abboud
Cleveland City Council's Mamie Mitchell asked Minister Fady Abboud about Beirut being the Paris of the Mideast.
Cleveland Council's Zack Reed and Mamie Mitchell with Minister Fady Abboud
Minister Fady Abboud with CCWA's Rich Crepage
What can Lebanese-Americans do to help? 'Visit Lebanon and bring your American friends' said Lebanese Minister of Tourism Fady Abboud at the City Club of Cleveland. He praised the Byblos International Music Festival in particular.
Fares Fawaz and Lebanese Minister of Tourism Fady Abboud
Enjoy these other images from Lebanese Minister of Tourism Fady Abboud at the City Club of Cleveland.
Fady Chamoun, ..., Larry Shibley and Louis Achkar
Fatina Salaheddine, Minister Fady Abboud and
Mary Rose Oakar and Father Naim Khalil
Minister Fady Abboud and Dan Hanson
Pierre Bejjani, Bassam Khawam and Minister Abboud
Minister Fady Abboud and ladies
Zack Reed, Pierre Bejjani, Abby Mina, Fr. Naim Khalil and Tony Abdulkarim
Pierre Bejjani, Fares Fawaz, ... and Tony Abdulkarim