Under the auspices of H.E. the Minister of Telecommunications Boutros Harb, represented by Mr. Gilbert Najjar, head of the Owner Supervisory Board of Mobile Companies at the Ministry of Telecommunications, Alfa, managed by Orascom Telecom, held the annual Media Iftar event honoring the press and the media corps at Abdel Wahab Restaurant in Achrafieh. Alfa CEO and Chairman Mr. Marwan Hayek, representatives of the heads of the Press Syndicate and the Press Editors Syndicate, and several print media, television, and radio figures, attended the Iftar. Also present at the event were senior directors and advisers from the Ministry of Telecommunications, members of Alfa’s board, as well as Alfa staff.
After a message of congratulations for the holy month of Ramadan, Mr. Hayek expressed praise and gratitude for the press and the media for their constant coverage of and engagement with Alfa and the telecom sector in general. He said, “The large crowd present in this gathering is an affirmation of our endurance in our land, in our beloved homeland Lebanon, of our attachment to it, and of our will to live, which will remain strong in the face of all circumstances.”