Providing free medical care for the people of South Lebanon is nothing new for UNIFIL. Helping and supporting local communities has been an integral part of UNIFIL’s activities since 2007.
Lebanon’s Caretaker Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, Abdallah Bou Habib, visited UNIFIL’s area of operations in south Lebanon today to see the work the mission’s more than 11,000 military and civilian peacekeepers carry out alongside the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
UNIFIL today marked the 44th anniversary of the UN mission’s establishment with its head and Force Commander, Major General Aroldo Lázaro, calling on the parties to make “meaningful steps” towards a sustainable peace.
In the spirit of the ongoing UNIFIL support to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), the UN mission’s Republic of Korea Battalion (ROKBATT) handed over 10 Barracuda armored personnel carriers (APCs) to the LAF’s South Litani Sector (SLS) yesterday.