| 20 May 2024, Monday |

Musharrafieh heads to Syria to discuss file of displaced Syrians

Professor Ramzi Musharrafieh, Lebanon’s Tourism and Social Affairs Minister, headed on Saturday morning to Syria in a visit during which he is set to hold several meetings over two consecutive days, the minister’s media office said.

Musharrafieh, who went to Syria at the head of a delegation, is due to meet with Syria’s Foreign Minister Dr Faisal Mekdad, Interior Minister Major General Mohammed Khaled Rahmoun, Local Administration and Environment Minister Hussein Makhlouf, Labor Minister Salwa Al-Abdullah and Tourism Minister Mohammad Rami Martini.

Discussions will focus on the file of the displaced Syrians and the plan for their return which was prepared by the Ministry of Affairs and approved by the Lebanese government last July, the media office added.