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Executive Secretary Meets Lebanese Minister of State for Planning

Beirut, Lebanon

ESCWA Executive Secretary Mohamed Ali Alhakim visited on 29 August 2017 Lebanese Minister of State for Planning, Michel Pharaon, at the top of a delegation comprising his Special Assistant Mohanad Al-Musawi, Chief of Economic Development and Poverty Section Khaled Abu-Ismail and Chief of Economic Governance and Planning Ahmed Kamaly.

During the meeting, Pharaon stressed the importance of the presence of ESCWA in Beirut and its role at the service of the governments of the region.  

For his part, the Executive Secretary put the capacities of ESCWA at the disposal of the Ministry of Planning in view of the importance of planning to Lebanon and to other State areas.