HAMIEH MEETS IN BRITAIN WITH INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION’S SECRETARY-GENERAL


Caretaker Minister of Public Works and Transportation, Ali Hamieh, on Friday pursued his meetings in Britain, on the sidelines of his participation in the work of the General Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) held in London.

In this context, Minister Hamieh, leading a delegation from the Ministry, met with the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization, Kitack Lim, in the presence of Lebanon’s Ambassador to Britain, Rami Mortada, and a delegation from the Organization.

Discussions reportedly touched on the prospects for cooperation between Lebanon and the IMO.

Hamieh stressed during the meeting that ‘Lebanon will remain keen to open new horizons for cooperation with the Organization, especially with regard to maritime safety and environmental factors.” The Minister pointed out that ‘adherence to the standards set by the Organization is a constant matter for Lebanon, as this further strengthens the maritime community’s confidence in it, especially in the ports and
maritime transport sectors alike.’

Source: National News Agency-Lebanon

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