State Minister for the Affairs of the Displaced, Mouein Merehbi, on Monday visited the Emirati Embassy in Beirut and met with Ambassador Hamad Said al-Shamsi.
"Conferees discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries and the importance of activating and bolstering them, in addition to latest political developments in Lebanon and the region," a statement by the Embassy indicated.
"During the meeting, Minister Merehbi tackled the challenges and difficulties Lebanon is facing due to the increasing numbers of displaced Syrians," the statement added.
Also, Merehbi thanked the UAE for its efforts in helping the Lebanese host communities and the displaced in many regions.
For his part, al-Shamsi highlighted the state's priority in assisting the displaced, revealing that series of developmental projects will be launched next week in Akkar.
Source: National News Agency