Akar meets British Defence Senior Advisor, Lazzarini

National News Agency (NNA)


Vice Prime Minister, National Defense Minister Zeina Akar Adra, on Tuesday met in her office at the Ministry with the UK's Defence Senior Advisor, Lieutenant General Sir John Lorimer, who came in the company of British Ambassador to Lebanon, Chris Rampling, and British Military Attaché.

Sir John Lorimer congratulated Minister Akar on her new ministerial post.

The meeting reportedly featured high on the existing cooperation projects between the two sides, including the joint border towers project to secure the borders with Syria.

Sir Lorimer expressed his Country's readiness to boost cooperation between the two sides.

On the other hand, Minister Akar met with UN Resident Coordinator for Lebanon, Philippe Lazzarini, with talks reportedly touching on the general headlines of coordination between the United Nations agencies and the concerned Lebanese ministries within the framework of the support provided by the United Nations Organization to Lebanon.