Belgium UNIFIL contingent celebrates end of mission
Wed 10 Dec 2014 at 20:56
NNA – Ambassador of Belgium to Lebanon Alex Anaarts patronized on Wednesday the end-of-mission ceremony of the Belgian contingent operating within the UNIFIL.
The event was attended by Belgian Defense Minister, UNIFIL force commander Major-General Luciano Portolano and other officials.
Belgian Defense Minister delivered a word on the occasion in which he stressed the positive role Belgium has played in South Lebanon.
After a brief history of the accomplishments of the Belgian contingent in Lebanon, the Minister thanked the Lebanese authorities for their support to allow the success of the peace process.
As for his part, General Portolano lauded the efforts of the Belgian contingent soldiers for committing to preserving the peace process and offering support to Lebanese army, people and government.