Shorter relays to Mashnouk UK support at Rome II conference

Fri 12 Jan 2018 at 16:38 Politics
NNA - Interior and Municipalities Minister, Nouhad Mashnouk, met at his ministerial office on Friday, with UK Ambassador to Lebanon, Hugo Shorter, who expressed his country's willingness to provide Lebanon with more support through Rome II donor conference, which will be held in February in support of Lebanon's security forces.


The British Ambassador also relayed his country's appreciation of the Interior Ministry's efforts swiftly unearthing the circumstances that had led to the murder of British diplomat, Rebecca Dykes, who had been working in Lebanon as a Program and Policy Manager with Britain's Department for International Development.


On another level, the pair discussed preparations underway for the impending legislative elections in Lebanon.


For his part, Masnouk confirmed his ministry's full readiness to hold elections on their set date.


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