Ministry of Culture

Management Team

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Dr. Leila Barakat is the General Coordinator for Beirut World book capital. She is also the head of the management team and coordinator of the committees.

The management team is organized as follow:
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Administration and Finance Unit
  • Mohammad Halawi is the General Coordinator of this Unit
  • The organization of the accounts and the preparation of the financial statements is handled by the offices of Walid Geahchan, in particular : Mazen Salloum and Rodney Abou Sarhal
  • The account of “Beirut World book capital 2009” is managed by Riad Alayli and Ramez Esper
  • The verification of the accounts is done by HLB Barghoud and Associates
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Communication Unit
  • Head of Communication : Nayla Abi Karam
  • Press attaché : Liliane Andraos
  • Internet Manager : Ramzi Awada
  • Newsletter : David Hury (Editor in chief), Iskandar Habash and Ismael Fakih
  • Website production and management : Amphipole
  • Brochure production : Vinehouse Media and Ahmad Berjawi
  • Promotional movie production : Impact BBDO
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Project Management Unit
  • Rania Safar is the General Coordinator of this Unit
  • Responsible for Public Relations : Cynthia Eddé Abou Chaar
  • Member of the Unit : Fatima Katerji
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  • Tania Mehanna
  • Abdallah al Machnouk
  • Dr. Najah Abdallah: reponsible for cooperation between embassies