Lebanon receives donation from UNIFIL

Lebanon receives donation from UNIFIL

BEIRUT, March 5 (PNA/Xinhua) — The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) has announced that it donated vehicles and information technology equipment to the General Directorate of the General Security of Lebanon.

“The donation is in line with the existing cooperation between UNIFIL and the Lebanese government military and other security institutions, as mandated by the UN Security Council Resolution 1701,” a UNIFIL statement said Friday.

The donation consists of 11 vehicles and 278 information technology assets, the sixth in a series of donations by UNIFIL since 2011, according to the statement.

UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary said that the donation is a “clear and important demonstration of the close and professional working relationship” that exists between UNIFIL and the Directorate.

“I sincerely hope that the equipment will facilitate the General Security in the important role they play in protecting the Lebanese state, its institutions and citizens,” he added. (PNA/Xinhua)
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