Moqbel, Qahwaji discuss military updates

JANUARY 26, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defense Samir Moqbel met on Monday with the commander of the Lebanese Army, General Jean Qahwaji who visited him to check on his health.

During the meeting, Qahwaji briefed Moqbel on the military developments in various locations, particularly in the desolate area of Ras Baalbek and in Arsal which witnessed clashes with extremist groups.

Minister Moqbel praised during the meeting the efforts and sacrifices of the Lebanese Army elements and their heroic battle against militants, shedding light on the wise leadership of Lebanon’s military institution.