02/23/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/23/2021 04:01
President Aoun met the new Director of the International Organization for Migration in Lebanon.
President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, met Interior Minister, Brigadier General Mohammad Fahmy, today at the Presidential Palace, and deliberated with him the security situation in light of the reports received from security apparatuses, in light of public mobilization procedures.
The meeting also addressed parliamentary by-elections for the 10 vacant Parliament seats.
International Organization for Migration:
The President met a delegation from the International Organization for Migration of the United Nations Migration Agency, including Director of the Lebanese Office, Mr. Fawzi Al-Zeyoud who is on a farewell visit after his transfer to assume responsibilities in Saudi Arabia, new Director, Mr. Mathew Luciano and Public Relations Coordinator, Ms. Tala Al-Khatib.
Also attending the meeting were former Minister, Salim Jreisatti, Presidency Director General, Dr. Antoine Choucair, and Diplomatic Adviser, Osama Khachab. The cooperation between the organization and the Lebanese state, in addition to the activities carried out by the organization in Lebanon were tackled in the meeting. Mr. Zeyoud praised the permanent response he received from Lebanese administrations which he had cooperated with since the establishment of the office in 2006, presenting the nature of tasks carried out by the organization during those years, and expressed hope that his successor, Mr. Luciano, would receive the same support.
For his part, the President wished Mr. Zeyoud success in his new responsibilities, and welcomed his successor assuring him of Lebanon's keenness to enhance cooperation with the organization in different work fields.