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MSHARRAFIEH TACKLES COOPERATION WITH INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Minister of Social Affairs and Tourism, Ramzi Msharrafieh, held this Thursday a series of meetings with representatives of international organizations, meeting first with the Director of the United Nations Development Program, Celine Muiru, where it was agreed to strengthen the program to support Lebanese host communities and carry out developmental projects with a sustainable dimension, in addition to boosting computerization in the Ministry of Social Affairs.

Msharrafieh then discussed with the director of the WFP in Lebanon, Abdullah Al-Wardat, means of cooperating with the organization to meet pressing needs, especially for the Lebanese society that is beset by the economic and social crisis.

IOM Office Director Fawzi Zayoud also visited the minister and discussed with him the prospects of cooperation with the Ministry of Social Affairs, especially in the field of combating human trafficking. It was also agreed to activate coordinate with the Organization in Lebanon and Syria to secure a decent and safe return of the displaced Syrians to their countries.

Source: National News Agency