Wajih Nahlé

Prestige issue 266, September 2015
He is one of the big names in Lebanese art known worldwide, his paintings can be found in museums, like the Grand Palais in Paris, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tunisia. His creations radiate in notorious buildings, the Palace of Congress Riyadh, at the Dubai World Center, at airports in Jeddah, Riyadh and Bahrain, in the palaces of the Middle East as that of President Rafik Hariri in Saudi Arabia.

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CHARLES HELOU

Prestige issue 29, October 1995
«I do not blame our society. In our country, there is everything, a sharp mind and a willingness to trade inherited from our ancestors who followed the path of the stars».

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Saëb Salam

Prestige issue 18, November 1994
Keystone of independence, since its beginning in 1946, he remains inseparable from the Lebanese political scene. His infallible memory guides us into unexplored windings deep in history.

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YOUSSEF AYOUB HITTI

Prestige issue 80, January 2000
The press in Lebanon also had its heyday, its golden age in which, although young, it was able to assert itself as the fourth power. Some men have made this press, have forged it. Men who marked history, as discreetly and as effectively as politicians. Youssef Hitti was one of them. Founding a newspaper was then an adventure, and writing a paper an exercise of literature. Emeritus Pen, founder of the cedar of Lebanon in Rio de Janeiro in 1916,

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Mohammed Baalbaki

Prestige issue 80, January 2000
No evasions. No compromise. He adheres to the movements of history, marking his opinions. Loyal to his friendships but uncompromising in his principles, this man of the press is defined as the defender of freedom of expression. This is probably what established him in Lebanon for more than a decade as President of the Fourth Power…

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