Minister of Social Affairs, Pierre Bou Assi, met on Monday with State Minister for European Affairs of the Federal State of Bavaria, Dr. Beate Merk, who arrived in Lebanon earlier today on top of a delegation.
Talks reportedly touched on the means to help the Lebanese people and improve Lebanon's infrastructures.
During the meeting, the Minister urged Merk to earmark necessary aids to encourage the displaced Syrians to start returning to their country.
For her part, Merk hailed Lebanon's response to the massive influx of Syrian refugees.
"Syria remains the natural home for the Syrian people," she said.
Source: National News Agency