Salam receives King of Spain, praises efforts of UNIFIL Spanish contingent

APRIL 7, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Prime Minister Tammam Salam received on Tuesday at the Grand Serail the King of Spain Felipe VI in the presence of members of the accompanying Spanish delegation.

Conferees discussed issues of common interest and means to activate bilateral relations.

Salam said he was committed to strengthening relations between the two countries and thanked Spain for its participation in the UNIFIL.

He welcomed in this context the efforts of the Spanish contingent operating within the peacekeeping force and praised its successes in building friendly relations with the Lebanese citizens of the South.

The Prime Minister hosted a dinner banquet in honor of his guests.