Aoun tackles with Abbas Hashem, Sami Khoury conditions of food manufacturers: keen on protecting local products from foreign competition

President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, tackled this afternoon the situation of the food industry in Lebanon with former deputy Abbas Hashem and head of the food manufacturers Syndicate, Sami Khoury.Khoury explained to President Aoun "the suffe...

President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, tackled this afternoon the situation of the food industry in Lebanon with former deputy Abbas Hashem and head of the food manufacturers Syndicate, Sami Khoury.

Khoury explained to President Aoun "the suffering of members of the syndicate in marketing the Lebanese food industries, in light of the fierce competition that is threatening the future of this kind of industries, especially with the existence of another problem that is the inability to export."

President Aoun expressed his keenness on "supporting the Lebanese industries, including the food industry," pointing out "the importance of protecting local products from foreign competition that negatively affects the Lebanese potentials."

Source: National News Agency