Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, on Wednesday hailed “the role played by the Internal Security Forces, especially the Information Branch, in protecting security stability and preventing any breach of security, especially by arresting networks corroborating with the Israeli enemy and preventing any security breach across the Lebanese territories.”
He said: “The rapid and professional uncovering of the recent crimes proves that the security forces are vigilant to protect the Lebanese and control any any security flaw.”
Mikati also commended the role of the leadership of the Internal Security Forces in overseeing the affairs of the institution and taking care of its members.
The Prime Minister also hailed “the existing cooperation between the Internal Security Forces, the army and the other security forces, which constitutes additional protection for Lebanon and the Lebanese in these difficult circumstances.”
Premier Mikati on Wednesday met at the Grand Serail with Minister of Interior and Municipalities, Judge Bassam Mawlawi, accompanied by Internal Security Forces chief, Major General Imad Othman, and Head of ISF Information Branch, Brigadier Khaled Hammoud.
On the other hand, Mikati chaired a meeting devoted to discussing the inspection and control procedures adopted at the Beirut Port, attended by Minister of Finance Youssef Khalil, Minister of Industry, George Boushekian, Head of the Higher Council of Customs, Brigadier General Assaad Tufayli, and the Acting Director-General of Customs, Raymond Khoury.
Moreover, Premier Mikati received, in the presence of the Minister of Interior and Municipalities, a delegation from the Tripoli Municipality, headed by the Mayor Dr. Riad Yamak. The delegation raised with the Premier affairs and projects related to the city of Tripoli.