Despite the wet weather, over 200 runners from a wide range of UNIFIL’s civilian and peacekeeping contingents participated in the run in Naqoura on 1 December 2016.
Michael Haddad, the guest speaker, was inspiring. He spoke openly about the challenges he overcame after he was declared 75 per cent paralyzed from a Jet Ski accident at the young age of six. To date he has hiked across mountains, broken records and received countless awards.
Sobhi Sleem, engineer and project manager, switches a button and the pumps at Deir Mimess Water Treatment plant whirr into life. The sound is quite unfamiliar in Deir Mimess as for the last number of years this sewage treatment plant fell into disrepair and stopped functioning.