Irish Foreign Minister visits his Contingent’s Martyrs Statue in Tibnin, checks on its base in Tairi
Sun 15 Feb 2015 at 19:59
NNA – Irish Foreign Minister, Charles Flanagan, visited Sunday his country’s UNIFIL Contingent’s Martyrs Statue in the town of Tibnin in South Lebanon, accompanied by Irish Ambassador Aizuld Moylan and a senior delegation, where he laid a wreath in tribute to the souls of the fallen soldiers.
The Irish official was welcomed by Tibnin Municipality Vice Head, Youssef Fawaz, and a crowd of townsmen.
He then headed to his Contingent’s headquarters in the town of Tairi, where he was greeted by its Commander, Lt. Col. Kevin Macarsa, and senior aides, who briefed him on the work of the Irish Contingent.
Falanagan then had lunch with the Irish Contingent members before returning to Beirut.