President of the Republic, Michel Aoun, will leave Beirut bound for New York at noon on Sunday to head Lebanon’s delegation to the UN General Assembly meeting.
The President is scheduled to hold meetings with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and a number of heads of state and delegations, participating in the General Assembly.
Today, President Aoun was briefed on the preparations underway for the aforementioned visit, as well as on the topics of the General Assembly’s agenda and Lebanon’s take on these topics.
The presence of President Aoun in New York will also be an opportunity to delve deeper into the details of the “Human Academy” which was approved by the United Nations by 165 votes on Monday.
Separately, Aoun welcomed Head of Legislation and Consultancy at the Justice Ministry, Judge Joelle Fawaz.
The President wished Judge Fawaz success in her new responsibilities, stressing the importance of the role played by the Legislative and Consultative Commission in relation to the work of public administrations and institutions.
In the presence of Minister of Presidency, Salim Jreissati, President Aoun also received today President of Saint Joseph University, Professor Salim Daccache.
Source: National News Agency