Army Commander, General Joseph Aoun, on Tuesday inspected the Italian field hospital set up in the Lebanese University campus in Hadath, where he was welcomed by Commander of the Italian tactical group in charge of the Italian forces operating in the port and in the hospital, General Geovanni Di Blasi, in the presence of Italian Ambassador to Lebanon, Nicoletta Bombardier, and a number of officers.
General Blasi gave a detailed explanation of the medical services provided by the hospital which accommodates 34 beds, and the team working at the port to clear away rubble in cooperation with the Lebanese army.
Maj. Gen. Aoun thanked the Italian forces for this contribution, stressing that the Lebanese-Italian relations are deeply rooted in history.
General Aoun then toured the various sectors of the hospital.
Source: National News Agency