On Wednesday 11th January 2012 the Faculty of Oriental Studies in cooperation with the Diplomatic Missions accredited in Warsaw celebrated as in previous years the open gates for new students. This academic event took place in the prestigious venue Ball Hall in Tyszkiewicz-Potocki Families Palace at Warsaw University.
Honorable guests among whom the Embassy of Lebanon in Warsaw gave speeches about their countries aiming to encourage students for cultural exchanges and to broaden their horizons. Mr. Youssef Nouhad Jabre, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the Lebanese Republic made a speech about the present situation in Lebanon, its tourism industry and the necessity to develop cultural and scientific relations between Poland and Lebanon.
The meeting was followed by a reception on which Diplomatic Missions introduced the students to the delight of palate of their national cuisine. The Embassy of Lebanon in Warsaw provided promotional materials and national refreshments thanks to the participation of the Lebanese restaurants “Le Cedre” and “Fenicja”.
This event was the occasion to engage students of Oriental Studies in Poland’s most important University in specific topics related to Lebanon and the Middle East.