Mashnouq inspects security forces in Dahiyeh: Security plan, dialogue shun regional flames

APRIL 29, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Minister of Interior and Municipalities, Nohad Mashnouq, on Wednesday inspected the security forces deployed in the southern suburbs of Beirut, and took note of the adopted measures, before giving instructions about the necessity of clinching security and apprehending perpetrators.

In his tour, the Minister was accompanied by Internal Security Forces Chief, General Ibrahim Basbous, and a brass of senior officers.

At first, Mashnouq visited Msharafieh area before moving to Ghobeiry.

“The Ministry of Interior and Municipalities is concerned with the security plan and with all the Lebanese,” he told reporters.

He then moved to Ouzai area, where he held a news conference.

“The security plan has demonstrated the determination of all to opt for the state,” he indicated.

“The plan shall continue until all wanted are arrested,” he maintained.

“Through the security plan and dialogue, we are trying to protect Lebanon from regional flames,” he added.

“I have full confidence that you will assume your duties with devotion,” he said addressing the military men.

“This plan shall continue for days,” he concluded.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON