President Michel Aoun welcomed at Baabda palace on Monday, the Foreign Minister of Rwanda, Louise Mushikiwabo, who conveyed to him a letter from his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame, hereby highlighting the strong ties between the two countries.
The letter also included Kagame's request upon Lebanon to back Minister Mishikiwabo's candidacy to the post of the General Secretary of the International Organization of La Francophonie.
During the meeting, Aoun extolled the role assumed by the International Organization of La Francophonie and that of Lebanon in spreading francophone values in its neighborhood.
"Lebanon has presented its candidacy to host a regional Francophonie office in the Middle East. In case it is approved, this office will be the first in the region," he said.
He also highlighted Lebanon's wish to become an international dialogue center for cultures, civilizations, and religions.
Source: National News Agency