Lebanese president discusses situation of refugees with UNRWA chief

Lebanese president discusses situation of refugees with UNRWA chief

Beirut (UNA-OIC) – Lebanese President Michel Aoun met here on Wednesday with Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Philippe Lazzarini, who is on his first official visit to Lebanon since he assumed his post on March 18.

According to Lebanon’s National News Agency (NNA), the two sides discussed during the meeting, the conditions of refugees and Palestinian camps in Lebanon, as well as UNRWA services.

Lazzarini, who arrived in Lebanon on Monday, visited the Siblin Training Centre where he engaged with young Palestine refugee students about their aspirations and their concerns. He also visited the building that was refurbished to accommodate Palestine refugees in need of isolation because of COVID-19.

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