In his first official meetings as UNIFIL Force Commander and Head of Mission, Major General Stefano Del Col made separate courtesy calls to top Lebanese officials in Beirut today and yesterday, including with Lebanese President Michel Aoun, the Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri and Prime Minister
UNIFIL Sector East Commander Brigadier General Sánchez Martínez-Falero received the religious authorities from south-east Lebanon at the Sector Headquarters, the Miguel de Cervantes Base, in Ibl al-Saqi, yesterday.
As part of strengthening their bond with the host population, UNIFIL’s Korean peacekeepers hosted 27 representatives from the town of Tayr Dibbah, including its mayor, Hussein Saad, for a friendly football match in their main base near the south Lebanese town last week.
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary today had separate meetings with designate Prime Minister Saad Hariri and members of the diplomatic corps as part of his farewell tour and to update on the work of UNIFIL.
UNIFIL peacekeepers from the Republic of Korea organized a “Design Day” event under the theme “Integration Between Korean and Lebanese Cultures,” in partnership with the Lebanese International University (LIU) in Tyre, earlier this week.