An article was posted recently on America.gov website about Abdulsalam Haykal, CEO and Publisher of Haykal Media (and its subsidiary, Forward Magazine).
Titled, Syrian Business Visionary Strives to Boost Entrepreneurship, here is an excerpt of the article:
20 April 2010
Syrian Business Visionary Strives to Boost Entrepreneurship
Technology, publishing, business growth in Abdulsalam Haykal’s repertoire
This article is part of a series on delegates to the April 26–27 Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship.
By M. Scott Bortot
Washington — If Abdulsalam Haykal has his way, Syria someday will be known as a regional technology hub led by a dynamic work force.
The young Syrian entrepreneur is no ordinary businessman. Haykal works actively to improve Syria’s small-business growth while running Damascus-based software firm Transtek and Haykal Media publishing house.
Haykal is president of the Syrian Young Entrepreneurs Association and a founding trustee of the BIDAYA Foundation, two organizations dedicated to empowering aspiring business people in Syria. In recognition of his business development activities, the Obama administration has invited Haykal to attend the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship April 26-27 in Washington.
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