Radio Canada International Interview with Dr Nick Kahwaji

Listen to the interview in Arabic

The interview discussed the :

Visit to Minister of Telecommunication Mr Nicolas Sehnaoui:

  • On Behalf of the WLCU British Columbia council and the  Centro Libanes, Dr Kahwaji and Mr Farid Makarem  presented the  Emigrant Bronze statue to minister Sehnaoui.as a token of appreciation for issuing the Lebanese emigrant stamp.

  • On Behalf of the International Lebanese Titanic committee, We presented an application for a stamp to commemorate the 125 Lebanese who perished in the titanic.

Visit to minister of culture Mr Gaby Layoun

  • On behalf of WLCU-BC Council we presented an application to receive a collection of Books is Arabic languages (we receive it and shipped already)
  • We presented a proposal to  nominate the RAYAK station of train a heritage site in a way to make it a Museum (project sponsored by BC and the NGO in Lebanon “ Train  train “ presided by Elias Maalouf).

Visit to Lebanese Emigration Research Centre

On Behalf of the   Centro Libanes  Dr Kahwaji  presented Dr Guita Hourani the centro Libanes 50 anniversary stamp issued by Mexican government.

Major ativities for the coming year in BC

Dedication of 2 Lebanese benches in Queen Elizabeth park for 2 past president one from Vancouver and one from Victoria.

Listen to the interview in Arabic

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