Beirut – Caretaker Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, on Friday received at the Grand Serail, UNRWA Commissioner General, Philippe Lazzarini, accompanied by UNRWA’s new director in Lebanon, Dorothy Klaus.
The meeting was attended by Chairman of the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee (LPDC) Bassel Al Hassan, and Premier Mikati’s Advisors Ambassador Boutros Assaker and Ziad Mikati.
Discussions reportedly touched on UNRWA’s situation in Lebanon and the need to support it, in addition to the joint support for the strategy of the Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue Committee.
On emerging, Lazzarini said that they discussed the condition of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, as well as the national plan to improve the situation of Palestinian refugees and camps in Lebanon.
On the other hand, Premier Mikati met at the Grand Serail with a delegation of the World Bank, including World Bank vice-president for the Middle East and North Africa, Ferid Balhaj, and the WB's Regional Director for the Middle East, Jean-Christophe Carret, in the presence of Mikati’s Advisors former Minister Nicholas Nahhas and Samir Daher.
Discussions reportedly touched on joint cooperation projects.
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