World Lebanese Cultural Union aka World Lebanese Union الجامعة اللبنانية الثقافية في العالم
World Lebanese Cultural Unionaka World Lebanese Union   الجامعة اللبنانية الثقافية في العالم
WLCU President Albert Matta

WLCU World President Albert Matta Bio  (Albert Matta Website)

  • Albert Elias Matta, born in 1938, in Bhamdoun EI-Mhatta - Lebanon
  • Married to Dr. Claire Nakhle Hanna, with one daughter Mrs. Samar, wife of Engineer Antoine Kanaan .
  • Holder of a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering issued from the American University of Beirut (AUB. 1962).
  • Holder of a Master Degree in Geographical Engineering issued from Delft University (Holland, 1965),
  • Held the position of "Assistant General Director" at the "Directorate-General of Geographical Affairs" in Lebanon (1963 - 1969) .
  • Initiated his Constructional and Engineering activities in Abu Dhabi as a Contractor and a Consultant, and invested in a number of hotels and apartments throughout the United Arab Emirates.
  • He has numerous accommodation and residential investments in Sharjah, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Lebanon and France.
  • He played a major pioneering and motivating role in promoting tourism through his touristic institutions.
  • He is responsible for vast Constructional, Tourist and Engineering accomplishments in Lebanon .
  • He is the Dean of the Lebanese Community in Abu Dhabi.
  • He is the President of the "Lebanese Business Council" in Abu Dhabi .
  • He is the President of the "World Lebanese Cultural Union" (2010)
  • He is a member of "Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development".


He is the Holder of:

  • Order of Lebanese Cedar, with a Knight's rank. granted by President El Hrawi (1998).
  • Order of Lebanese Silver Palm, Granted by President Emile Lahoud (2002).
  • National French Order of Merit with a Knight rank, Granted by President Jacques Chirac.