A handover ceremony took place on Tuesday at the Ministry of the Displaced between outgoing Minister Talal Arslan and the newly appointed Minister Ghassan Atallah.

The handover ceremony took place in the presence of the Ministry’s Director General Ahmad Mahmoud, Head of the Displaced Fund Nichola Haber, as well as heads of Ministry’s various departments.

Arslan said, on this occasion, that the issue of the displaced is linked to the civil and national peace in Lebanon, placing himself at the disposal of his successor, as affiliated to the same parliamentary bloc.

The new minister vowed to work relentlessly to conclude all standing dossiers as soon as possible, with all citizens attaining their full rights in this regard.

He also brought to attention that that the President of the Republic has already taken the decision to close the Ministry of the Displaced and “we will work in this perspective”.

Source: National News Agency