| 21 April 2024, Sunday |

LAF commander tackles developments with ambassadors of Norway, Morocco

General Joseph Aoun, Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces, welcomed on Monday at his Yarzeh office the Moroccan Ambassador to Lebanon, Mohammad Krin, the National News Agency reported.

The LAF commander expressed his deep gratitude to His Majesty Moroccan King Mohammed VI for the valuable royal gift he granted to Lebanon’s military institution and the Lebanese people in light of the current tough circumstances the country is going through.

“This grant reflects the depth of the strong relationship between the two countries,” General Aoun said.

Separately, the army commander also met with the Ambassador of Norway to Lebanon, Martin Yttervik. Talks reportedly emphasized on the best means to strengthen cooperation relations between the armies of the two countries.

“Two planes loaded with 22 tons of food supplies and offered as a donation by His Majesty King Mohammed VI to the army have arrived to the Rafik Hariri international airport in the morning,” the Army Command – Directorate of Orientation said in a statement on Saturday.

The planes are among eight others that will arrive successively in the coming days,” the statement said, noting that they will transport a total of 90 tons.

As he received the royal donation, the representative of army chief extended his thanks to His Majesty King Mohammed VI for his “valuable initiative,” wishing peace to the “brotherly” Moroccan people as well as more prosperity and progress to the Kingdom of Morocco.

  • Lebanese National News Agency