Said T. Khoury

Said T. Khoury is currently Chairman and President of Consolidated Contractors Group of Companies (CCC Group) and still runs its day to day operations.

He servers on several boards, notably the Arab Monetary Fund, of which he is the Governor. He also holds the following positions:

Chairman

  • The Palestinian Businessmen Organisation
  • The International Business Group
  • The Palestine Electric Company, Gaza
  • The Board of Trustees of the Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue & Democracy-MIFTAH
  • The Palestinian Student Fund, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Honorary Chairman of Al Sakakini Cultural Centre
  • Co-Chairman of the Welfare Association, Geneva

Member of the Board of Trustees

  • The Bethlehem Foundation-Washington, D.C.
  • The Institute of Palestinian Studies-Beirut, Lebanon
  • The Greek Orthodox Archidiocese of Antioch in Western & Central Europe.

Member of the Board of Directors of:

  • Interaudi Bank, New York
  • Canvest Corporation N.V. Canada
  • Intergulf Company-Canada
  • Arab Life & Accident Insurance Co. Jordan
  • Jerusalem Development & Investment Co. Ltd. (JEDICO)
  • CCC Oman

Said Khoury holds a Legion of Merit from the President of Lebanon as well as many other Medals of Merit and Honour from different parts of the World.



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The future for Israelis and Palestinians has never been bleaker than it is now, in the wake of the savage assault by two Palestinians on Jewish worshippers in a Jerusalem synagogue.

The trauma of the event falls most heavily on Israelis, for Palestinians in the West Bank have lived for some time now in despair of their future and the future of their children, seeing no end to Israel’s occupation. In contrast, many Israelis have believed that denying millions of Palestinians in the West Bank their right to self-determination and statehood is a “sustainable” state of affairs. This illusion has been shattered by the assault on the Jerusalem synagogue. Israelis are now experiencing some of the insecurity and hopelessness so deeply felt by Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, and also by Israel’s Arabs, particularly the ones in East Jerusalem.

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