May 30, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Prime Minister Tammam Salam praised the accomplishments of the Middle East air-lines in 70 years of “giving, hard work and sacrifices.”
“We today celebrate together in this atmosphere MEA’s 70th anniversary and we will continue despite grave responsibilities,” Salam said during a celebration to mark the 70th anniversary of the Middle East air-lines (MEA).
The event turned to a huge national manifestation to mark the occasion under the patronage of Prime Minister Tammam Salam and participation of Lebanon Central Bank governor, Riad Salameh and a big number of former and current official dignitaries as well as judicial , economic and media persons, National News Agency correspondent said.
It is to note that the celebration took place yesterday (Friday) evening at Rafic Hariri International air-port.
“We and the success are ongoing together,” Salam said, stressing that the success of a remarkable national institution such as MEA is a success to the whole country.
Salam concluded by congratulating the MEA, represented in its Board Head Mohammad Hout, its sponsor the governor of the Lebanese Central Bank, Riad Salameh, and the company’s employees, saying “We will support you to keep Lebanon’s head high all over the world.”
SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON