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Public Talk: “Business in the Middle East: Opportunities and Perils” with Nijad Fares

October 21, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Mr. Nijad Fares will deliver a talk on business issues in the MENA countries, highlighting advantages and resources as well as potential challenges including the cultural, religious, bureaucratic, and geopolitical landscapes.

Mr. Fares is the Director of WEDGE Group Incorporated and Chief Executive Officer of WEDGE Equities. He is Chairman of Link Group, L.L.C., as well as Chairman of Ultraflote Corporation. Mr. Fares serves as Vice-Chair of the American Task Force for Lebanon. In 2011, Mr. Fares was named to the Board of Governors of The Middle East Institute. In addition, he was a senior board member of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Parking is available on Hillsborough Street and on campus for free after 5 pm. Please register here. For more information please contact Ms. Kristen Porter:

Sponsored by the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies and the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies.

Park Shops, Room 201

NC State University


October 21, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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