PRESIDENT AOUN FOLLOWS UP ON MEASURES TAKEN TO CONTROL SMUGGLING ACROSS BORDERS

President Michel Aoun continued his follow-up on measures decided to control smuggling operations across illegal land borders, especially subsidized material such as fuel, flour and others. The President had recieved a series of reports on implemented measures and procedures to put an end to smuggling through illegal land crossings and operations seized during the past hours.

 

President Aoun also asserted the importance of coordination between various security and military agencies to ensure the success of all previous Cabinet-adopted measures, and Supreme Defense Council decisions.

 

President Aoun met MP, Nicolas Sehnawi, and discussed with him the current situation and recent developments.

 

President Aoun received the Chairman of the National Audiovisual Council, Abdul Hadi Mahfouz.

 

The President received reports prepared by the Council, and followed-up audiovisual and electronic media performance, in addition to problems related that the National Assembly sponsors. For his side, Mahfouz stated that the issue of communication sites was the main focus of the meeting, especially in terms of subjecting these issues to the judiciary in cases of defamation and false news, and the application of laws in force.

 

President Aoun sent at telegram to Tunisian President, Qais Bin Al-Munsif Bin Mohammed Saeed, and the Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Ahmed Abou Lgheith, condoling the death of former League Secretary General, late Al-Shazly Al-Qalibi, noting the role he played during his assumption of his responsibilities in the Arab League.—Presidency Press Office

Source: National News Agency

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