NNA - The Lebanese League for Women in Business organized its annual ceremony under the auspices of president of the Council of Arab Businesswomen Sheikha Hossa Saad al-Abdallah Salem al-Sabah, at Beirut municipality, in presence of Mrs. Ramda Yasir representing Caretaker State Minister for Women Affairs Jean Oghassapian.
During the event, Director General of the Ministry of Economy and Trade Alia Abbad, and Director of the National News Agency Laure Sleiman, were granted the LLWB golden card award, in honor of their achievements and role.
In her speech, Sheikha al-Sabah heaped praise on the accomplishments of the LLWB, stressing that the honored directors, Abbas and Sleiman, have succeeded in their field of work.
She also hoped that in the new future, more Lebanese women would be honored in turn.
For her part, Mrs. Sleiman thanked the LLWB for their recognition.
"Throughout the last century, women have made scores of achievements on the political, media, economic, healthcare and educational levels," she noted, stressing that women are key partners in society.
"Reinforcing the role of women is our responsibility and we are all invited to find solutions to the critical situation our society is facing," she added.
In turn, Mrs. Abbas maintained that women were capable of enhancing their role and presence if they found open doors.