UNIFIL’s Ghanaian peacekeepers provided a training on map reading, global positioning system and and first aid to members of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) in their main base in Al-Qawzah, south-western Lebanon, this week.
UNIFIL, in collaboration with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and a local non-governmental organization, organized an educational outreach programme, explaining the scope of UNIFIL’s mandate to a group of youth from the UN Mission’s area of operation, in Tyre earlier this week.
UNIFIL has been actively following up on developments relating to the discovery of tunnels along the Blue Line by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).
IDF has informed UNIFIL that they have so far discovered four tunnels along the Blue Line.
UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col, along with a technical team, today visited a location near Metulla in northern Israel where the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has discovered a tunnel close to the Blue Line.
As part of his visit to UNIFIL’s area of operation this week, Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama of the Republic of Fiji today visited the Mission’s headquarters in Naqoura and met with Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col.