Telecommunications Minister Boutros Harb, said on Friday that he wanted to spend the Lebanese consumer technology status to that of pioneers in innovation and the ICT industry.
Mr. Harb has spoken during the project work closing ceremony of “Open Innovation Week” [Open Innovation Week] in the presence of the representative of the World Bank in Lebanon, Farid Belhaj.
He said that the Parliament approved the creation of a free zone in Batroun, whereas this decision will strengthen the economy in the region. This project involves the development of an economic zone for clean electronic industries, particularly in the field of IT, he said.
The Minister finally stressed that the establishment of such area will ensure job opportunities for young people Batroun and Northern Lebanon.