The Lebanese Embassy in Ghana, celebrated the 75th Independence Day, in the presence of the Representative of the President of Ghana, Mohammed Adam, as well as scores of accredited Arab and foreign diplomatic corps.
The Independence reception, which was held at the Embassy premises, was attended by senior Ghanaian officials and the Lebanese community members in Ghana.
In his delivered on the occasion, Lebanon’s Ambassador to Ghana, Maher Kheir, underlined the deeply entrenched historical relations between Lebanon and Ghana, dating more than a century.
Ambassador Kheir hailed the Ghanaian contingent operating within UNIFIL in south Lebanon since 1978.
The Ambassador deemed Lebanon as the country of “pluralism, openness and tolerance, hosting on its territory about 1.5 million Syrian refugees, in addition to Palestinian refugees since 1948.”
In his speech, Adam praised “the prominent pioneering role played by the Lebanese expatriates in the development of Ghana in the various fields, especially at the economic and social levels, to become an integral part of Ghanaian society.”
Source: National News Agency