Under the Patronage of HE. Mr. Boutros Harb - The Minister of Telecommunications

The 2nd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing (OSSCOM 2016)

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About Lebanon

The Republic of Lebanon, where OSSCOM 2016 is going to be held, is a small country within the Middle East region with its capital being Beirut.

Lebanon is a country with a long and rich history. Phoenician, Egyptian, Greek, Persian, Roman, Umayyad, Crusader, and Ottoman ruins are scattered about the country and the most important of them are easily accessible. Byblos, Beirut, and Sidon are among the oldest continuously populated cities in the world. There are a lot of ancient mosques, synagogues, and churches in Lebanon.

Lebanon is blessed with magnificent mountain vistas, majestic ancient ruins and a people who are resilient, indomitable and renowned for their hospitality, Lebanon rewards the traveler with food for thought and a feast for the senses and the stomach. Do not miss it.

Lebanon's official languages are Arabic, English and French.