ACI postpones Beirut meeting

Originally scheduled for May 22--25 in Beirut, the event has been put off as a result of the war in Iraq, which started last week. "Sadly the uncertainty, resulting from the current Iraqi crisis, gave us no other option than to take the decision to postpone the event," read a joint statement from ACI president Heering Ligthart and Shadi Hanna, chairman of the ACI Lebanon organising committee. Ligthart continued: "The sympathies of ACI go to the organising committee of ACI Lebanon which has p