10:00 Lebanese Press Editors Syndicate is organizing a free, intensive training course for correspondents and journalists on safety measures during coverage of war battles, at the Editors’ Syndicate headquarters – Hazmieh – Lamartine Center – 4th Floor
11:00 Working meeting, with the participation of the Chairman of the Finance and Budget Committee, MP Ibrahim Kanaan, and the heads of economic and labor bodies, to discuss the issue of taxes in the draft budget law for 2024, and other draft tax laws referred to the Parliament, and their impact on the economic, social and living conditions, at the headquarters of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council (to be followed by speeches by MP Kanaan and Council President Charles Arbid)
11:30 Solidarity stand with journalist Layal Al-Ikhtiyar, at the invitation of ‘Media Reporters for Freedom’ at Samir Kassir Square – downtown Beirut
13:00 Meeting of the coordination body of Lebanese national parties, forces and figures, at the headquarters of
the Secretary-General of the Union Party, MP Hassan Murad, Tallet Al-Khayyat – Beirut
14:00 ‘Raising the Lebanese Flag’ ceremony, held by the Businessmen Union for Support and Development ‘Irada’, under the patronage of the Governor of Beirut, Judge Marwan Abboud, and the Mayor of Beirut, Abdullah Darwish, at President Saeb Salam Square – Verdun Intersection – UNESCO
18:00 Roman Catholic Metropolitan of Beirut and Byblos, Bishop George Baqouni, presides over the Mass of the Feast of Our Lady’s Entry into the Temple, in the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help – Furn El Chebbak
Source: National news agency – Lebanon
Forbes magazine has selected Jaser Al-Harasis and Thaer El-Ledawi, the founders of ROBOTNA, a Jordanian EdTech company, on its 30 under 30 2023 list of the most influential people on social impact in the Middle East and North Africa.
Selecting Al-Harasis and El-Ledawi is made thanks to the company’s social impact in education in the Arab world, particularly in light of its cutting-edge educational solutions built on artificial intelligence and student interaction, according to a company statement.
ROBOTNA has had a positive impact on the lives of over 50,000 children and young people from various Arab countries, and this selection is the culmination of Al-Harasis and El-Ledawi’s tireless efforts in developing educational technology and improving learning opportunities for the region’s rising generations.
Source: Jordan News Agency