March 5, 2015
On March 5, 2015, the Tejara Center welcomed Mr. Bilal Kabalan, Consul General of Lebanon for a visit and tour. Ms. Fay Beydoun, COO of the Tejara Center along with partners Jade Sims, Outreach Specialist for the MSU International Business Center and Jean Schtokal, International Business & Trade Attorney at Foster Swift spoke to Mr. Kabalan about the Tejara Center’s programming and efforts to support and grow Michigan’s entrepreneurial culture.
Mr. Bilal Kabalan was appointed by the Lebanese Foreign Ministry as the new Consul General of Lebanon to head the Lebanese mission in Detroit in 2012. Lebanon has one embassy based in Washington, D.C., and three consulate general offices in the United States, New York, Los Angeles and Detroit; each consulate covers a specific region. The Detroit Consulate General covers Michigan, Kentucky, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Missouri, and Kansas.
To learn more about the Consulate General of Lebanon, click here to visit their website.