Hariri receives OHCHR representative

Wed 14 Mar 2018 at 17:47 Politics
NNA - The President of the Council of Ministers Saad Hariri received today at the Grand Serail the Regional Representative of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights OHCHR, Abdel Salam Sidahmed, in the presence of the Minister of State for Human Rights Ayman Choukair.

After the meeting, Sidahmed said: "We discussed the establishment of the Lebanese national commission for human rights and we asked Prime Minister Hariri that the Council of Ministers names the members of the commission that has international standards after a decision issued by the Lebanese Parliament in October 2016."

He added: "We also discussed the preparations for Rome Conference and the necessity to commit to the principles of human rights, and our readiness to help in this field."


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