On 18 and 19 August 2022, the World Lebanese Cultural Union held its first World Economic Congress for Lebanon, a forum attended by various Lebanese representatives and dignitaries from across the world with the aim of discussing possible solutions to aid our beloved Lebanon. The Youth Council Report has been prepared by WLCU World Youth President, Christina Salamy, as a participant of this forum, on the status of Lebanon, and as well, any advancements that might have come about pertaining to the WLCU Youth.
The Museum of Beirut is a must see for anyone going to Lebanon. It contains over one thousand objects, all of which have been found only in Lebanon. In this article, WLCU President Dr Shane Geha explores one very amazing object in the Museum, which is an elaborate mosaic dating back to the 2nd Century AD: The Mosaic of the Seven Wise Men (Asshaa Al Hukamaa).
On the first anniversary of the Beirut Port explosion, leaders from around the world have acknowledged the horrific tragedy, the overdue need for an investigation, and the resilience of the Lebanese people. Australian Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison, specifically wrote to the WLCU and in his message he announced “to the people of Lebanon, we honour the memory of those you have lost and share in your anguish and heartbreak. We pray for justice for the victims and there will be better…
Through the generosity of our donors and supporters, WLCU NSW raised over $40,000 on the night. We are continuing to receive additional donations post the event. The dinner is a tribute to the NSW President, Dr Shane Geha and his Committee who established the NSW Chapter only four months ago.
The New President of the Cultural Union of New South Wales, Shane Geha, is aiming and preparing and enjoys great vocational experience and ambition to put the Union on a track to success. Geha visited El Telegraph’s offices with treasurer Richard Melki and Board Members George Bousamra and Hassan Sakr. They are members of a new Organisational Board, with Secretary Petronella Fakhry and Vice President Pierre Chami and Member Laudy Farah Ayoub.