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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

On this day (July 16) in Lebanon: 1948

July 16, 1945,the New York Times reports that

An agreement on the construction and operation of two oil refineries near tripoli has been reached...
The agreement was negotiated by F.C. Le Rocker, of New York, Socony manager in the Levant, and O.A. Seager of Standard Oil in discussions with Premier Abdul Hamed Karamy and Foreign Minister Henri Pharon.

1 comment:

Social Media Exchange said...

Hey!

We, the Social Media Exchange team would like to invite you to blog at our premises @ Rootspace--Beirut, please read on.

Help us make a difference! The International Blog Action Day this year, on October 15, will bring together thousands of bloggers from all over the world to talk about Poverty. One Day, One Issue, thousands of voices. Bloggers united against Poverty, each a different point of view.

We could be part of the conversation. We can make a difference from Lebanon by joining the entire blogosphere and focusing on the issue of poverty.

You are cordially invited to join the Social Media Exchange team and influential bloggers across Lebanon at Rootspace—Saife to blog, write about the issue of poverty and help us connect the Lebanese blogosphere so that together we can make a difference. Please invite your friends and spread the word.
Your participation is much appreciated.

Regards,
The Social Media Exchange team


In order to reserve a seat, please call Mohamad Najem our program coordinator on 03-792505 or submit contact info by e-mail to mohamad.najem@gmail.com
(This event is hosted for the sole reason of collaboration and is free of charge)

For more information about the Social Media Exchange program, please visit our blog: http://www.socialmediaexchange.blogspot.com/
or our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Social-Media-Exchange/49369130692

For more information on Blog Action Day 2008 please visit: http://blogactionday.org/