Bethlehem Development Foundation General Assembly Meeting

May 6, 2022

Beth­le­hem Devel­op­ment Foun­da­tion held its sev­enth gen­er­al assem­bly on the 6th of May 2022.

The meet­ing was led by Mr. Samer Khoury, the Chair­man of the Board of Trustees, and mod­er­at­ed by Mr. Hani Abu Dayyeh, the Chair­man of the Board of Direc­tors, and Dr. Kholoud Daibes, the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of the Beth­le­hem Devel­op­ment Foun­da­tion (BDF).

Con­firm­ing the quo­rum, as part of his speech, Mr. Khoury con­cen­trat­ed on con­tact with rel­e­vant donors, espe­cial­ly in the Arab world, to secure the need­ed fund­ing for future projects.

Con­sec­u­tive­ly, Mr. Abu Dayyeh stressed that BDF’s vision is to view Beth­le­hem as the win­dow of Pales­tine to the world, which requires joint efforts to achieve this vision.

Dr. Daibes sub­se­quent­ly pre­sent­ed the admin­is­tra­tive report, which includ­ed the lat­est activ­i­ties of BDF, includ­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tion with part­ners, future direc­tions, and ongo­ing projects.

Addi­tion­al­ly, atten­dees dis­cussed the finan­cial audit report for the past year 2021. The finan­cial report was pre­sent­ed by Dr. Fadi Kat­tan, Trea­sur­er on the BDF’s Board of Directors.

Final­ly, the meet­ing result­ed in renew­ing the cur­rent Board of Direc­tors and approv­ing the admis­sion of new mem­bers into the board.