As part UNIFIL’s continued support to host communities in south Lebanon, the UN mission’s Indian peacekeepers recently offered free veterinary assistance to local shepherds in south-eastern villages.
Over the course of several weeks, UNIFIL’s multinational units in the mission’s eastern sector participated in various coordinated activities and exercises with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) personnel with the aim of mutually enhancing and honing their skills.
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col chaired a Tripartite meeting with senior Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and Israel Defense Forces (IDF) officers today in Ras Al Naqoura.
For the first time since COVID-19 measures were put in place and in an effort to boost the local economy, UNIFIL last week hosted eight local women’s cooperatives in an exhibition where they could sell handmade products to UNIFIL peacekeepers.
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.