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Role of Islamic Banks in Transforming Disability into Ability

March 2015

The Lebanese Welfare Association for the Handicapped, under the auspices of Mrs. Randa Assi Berri, organized a seminar entitled “The Role of Islamic Banks in Transforming Disability into Ability” at Nabih Berri Rehabilitation Compound in Sarafand. The seminar was attended by Mr. Muttassim Mahmassani, Al-Baraka General Manager and Board Member, media person Ghada Ballout Zaytoun and a number of figures, managers, mayors and NGOs.

The seminar opened with sponsor Mrs. Randa Assi Berri who delivered a speech pointing to the “integrity among institutions from different sectors and the importance of synergy between NGOs and institutions characterized by social responsibility.”

Then, a speech was delivered by Director of Nabih Berri Rehabilitation Compound Dr. Maha Shouman Jibai, followed by CEO of Lebanese Welfare Association for the Handicapped, Reem Makki Hadara.

Mr. Muttassim Mahmassani delivered a speech where he presented a background on the work of Islamic banks and their role in development of productive projects and the importance of social responsibility and the role of the bank in this regard.

Then, a Q&A session with the audience was held where Mr. Mahmassani answered questions and inquiries.

The meeting was wrapped with signing a cooperation protocol between the Association and Al-Baraka Bank.