Minister of Education Bahia Hariri of Lebanon

Since 1992, Hariri has been member of the board of trustees of the Lebanese American University.
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Hariri has remained in the Lebanese Parliament to date, representing her home city of Sidon.
Hariri has called for a festival of peace and unity to honour one of the darkest days in Lebanons modern history, saying that For all the hardships that we have been through, and in order to remember but never to forget, we want this day to be a day for national unity and freedom.
Hariri has also established the Arab Womens Summit - supported by the Hariri Foundation with which she serves as Director - aimed at coordinating policies concernng Arab women.
Hariri was frank in her assessment of the state of women education in the Arab world: Education is a human right and a basic means of achieving the aims of equality, development and peace.
Hariri has worked so hard for both in Lebanon and the entire Arab world.
Hariri has been active with the Hariri Foundation since 1979, of which she is now Director.
Hariri is widely known throughout the world as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador.
Bahia Hariri has long been a highly active personality in Lebanese political life.
Bahia Hariri was designated UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in November 2000.
A dedicated champion of woman’s rights, Bahia Hariri has consistently promoted the status of women in Arab society, campaigning for the adoption of laws protecting women and contributing to their emancipation.
Al-Hariri of Basra - Famous Arab poet and language scholar.
Education Minister Bahia Hariri stressed the importance of developing the educational sector in Lebanon during the inauguration of the regional workshop on Education for Sustainable Development organized by UNESCO on Tuesday.
In her opening speech, Hariri said that "education is a fundamental pillar of the ministerial statement.
Bahia Hariri took up the challenge of protecting the plight of her Arab sisters.
Education Minister Bahia Hariri said the allegations issued against the Future Movement, which suggested the movement financed “terrorist” activity, was an attempt to politically destroy it.
Hariri said that the allegations would not force the movement to deviate from the path of its long history.
Hariri said she would maintain respect and clarity in talking to others however she added, “This discourse is rejected and we will not remain silent toward the discourse that attacks US.
at creating political tension in Lebanon.
Hariri said she and her colleagues are still working under her brother’s teachings.
Hariri said Lebanon’s only enemy is Israel, a fact that would not change.
He vowed to press ahead with calls for the dismissal of security chief and the full withdrawal of Syrian troops and intelligence units, ahead of parliamentary elections in May The opposition leader told Al-Mustaqbal daily a new President will eventually have to be elected, and said the late Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was the victim of Lahoud's extended mandate in office.
Bahia Hariri is a Lebanese politician and sister of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
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On Monday, Martyrs' Square where Hariri is buried was transformed into a sea of red and white Lebanese flags bearing the national cedar tree symbol as tens of thousands of people defied a government ban on demonstrations.
Under the slogan “Running hand in hand,â€‌ the participants ran or walked a 5km route between the city’s Riad Solh square and Martyrs’ Square where Hariri was buried.
Deputy Hariri said the unprecedented gathering amounted to a show of loyalty to a united, sovereign and free, and independent Lebanon.
Recalling the late Prime Minister's belief that people should always be free, Deputy Hariri told the large turnout Hariri was a martyr of national conciliation and the Taif Accord, which ended Lebanon's 1975-1990 war.
Deputy Hariri said despite the dangers and threats, the late Prime Minister took part in a session of Parliament to discuss an electoral law for next spring's elections, to preserve Lebanese sovereignty, although the draft law had targeted him.
Bahia Hariri is not to be chosen, then it might be suitable to choose a government of well-known people, who would have two tasks: supervising the elections, and investigating in the assassination.
The assassination of Rafiq Hariri has overturned the political equation in Lebanon and Syria, and perhaps in the whole region.
Sunday's vote was held just days after the killing of a prominent anti-Syrian journalist Samir Kassir, which like the murder of Hariri is blamed by many on Beirut's pro-Syrian leaders and their political masters in Damascus.
Hariri was killed on Feb 14 when his motorcade was bombed in central Beirut in a blast that killed 19 other people.
motorcade drove past the Saint George Hotel in Beirut.
Bahia Hariri said National Unity Week is about re-birth: This is about seeing Lebanon alive again.
Hariri was at Martyrs' Square Friday to inspect a photo exhibition put together by An-Nahar newspaper.
Responding to claims the National Unity Festival is purely an opposition event, Bahia Hariri said Lebanese from all political factions were invited to participate.
BEIRUT - Lebanese MP Bahia Hariri, the sister of slain former prime minister Rafik Hariri, has received death threats, a source close to the Hariri family told DPA on Tuesday.
Bahia Hariri was “advised to reduce her movements”, the source said.
I refuse to leave the country,” Bahia Hariri was quoted by local media as saying.
Under the slogan “running hand in hand,” the participants ran or walked a five-kilometer route between the city’s Riad Solh square and Martyrs’ Square where Hariri was buried.
Hariri praised AUB's role in supporting culture and civility in Lebanon.
Hariri was assassinated on 14 February 2005 when explosives equivalent to around 1000 kg of TNT were detonated as his motorcade drove past the St.
Rafiq Hariri was born in a modest Sunni Muslim family, along with two siblings (brother, Shafic and sister Bahia) in the Lebanese port city of Sidon.
Hariri married twice, and his oldest children, including Saad and Bahaa Hariri, Bahaa being the eldest, were born from his first marriage to Nidal Al-Bustani, an Iraqi.
In 1978 Hariri was made a citizen of Saudi Arabia by the Saudi royal family as a reward for the high quality of his entrepreneurial services, and became the kingdom's emissary to Lebanon.
Rafiq and Nazik Hariri had three children Aiman, Fahad and Hind being his only daughter) along with one step son and step daughter and seven grandchildren.
Hariri accepted the contract and immediately went to Europe to source capital for the project.
Hariri knew that the rest of his career rested upon the success of this single contract, and came to devote all of his resources to its timely completion.
As a result, only a few years after his first contract with King Khaled, Hariri had become a multi-billionaire.
Fundamentally, however, Hariri was a businessman-philanthropist.
Hariri was also well aware of the extent of corruption in the region.
However, Hariri was the cause of a mounting debt, which reached USD43 Billion, a figure that is more than 200% of Lebanon's GNP.
Specifically, Hariri supported foreign firms and individuals to take an interest in Lebanon’s developmental potential.
Due to his previous successes in the private sector and numerous international connections that were a result of said successes, Hariri was able to garner a significant amount of low interest loans from foreign investors.
Hariri was a principal actor in the widespread corruption that plagued Lebanon during the Syrian occupation.
The Company for the Development and Reconstruction of Beirut's Central District, known as Solidere, in which Hariri is the primary shareholder, expropriated most property in the central business district of Beirut, compensating each owner with shares in the company, were worth as little as 15% of the property's value.
Rafiq Hariri had interests stretching from Riyadh to Paris to Houston.