Lebanese Energy Minister details plans for offshore petroleum drilling

Yesterday, the Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water, Gebran Bassil, visited Georgetown University and presented the status of Lebanon’s offshore drilling operations. In 2008, geological surveys of the seafloor in Lebanese waters discovered tremendous deposits of natural gas…. Read More

Georgetown MSB building named after murdered Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri

An e-mail from President John DeGioia this afternoon settled the mystery of who the new MBS building would be named after: Rafik Hariri, the Lebanese Prime Minister assassinated in 2005. Hariri’s son and new Lebanese Prime Minister Saad… Read More

Saad Hariri (MSB ’92) appointed Prime Minister of Lebanon

Georgetown alum Saad Hariri was appointed Prime Minister of Lebanon this Saturday by the country’s president Michel Suleiman. Hariri is the son of former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri, who was assassinated in 2005.  He is the leader of… Read More