renewed attention to the prospects of Middle East
recovery and development. What form should U.S.
participation take in the rebuilding of Iraq and Kuwait?
Can future conflict in the Middle East be avoided
through a long-term plan to aid the economic development of the entire region? The Athenaeum is proud to
present a most qualified speaker, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh,
to help us answer these questions. He will talk on "The
Need for an Arab Marshall Plan." Mr. Abu-Ghazaleh
was born in Jaffa, Palestine, and is a citizen of Jordan.
He received his BBA degree from the American University of Beirut and has gone on to become an
international leader in the consulting and accounting
Abu-Ghazaleh is the founder and present chairman of
the board of directors of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh International (TAGI), U.K., the largest holding company for
professional firms in the Arab world, operating in 30
offices throughout the Middle East. Between 1974 and
1980, Abu-Ghazaleh was the chairman of the joint firm
Price Waterhouse Abu-Ghazaleh & Co. and a partner in
Price Waterhouse International. In addition, he is the
recipient of numerous awards, including an honorary
PhD of Humane Letters from Canisius College in New
York, decoration from the Republic of Tunisia, and
knighthood from the French Legion of Honor.
Please join us for this timely event by filling out the
enclosed reservation coupon. The talk will begin at 7:00,
preceded by a 5:30 reception and a 6:00 dinner.