German official visits Hariri and underlines ‘strong and reliable partnership’

The President of the Council of Ministers Saad Hariri received this evening at the Grand Serail the Minister of State at the German Federal Foreign Office Niels Annen, accompanied by the German Ambassador to Lebanon Georg Birgelen.

After the meeting, Annen said: "We had a very good meeting with the Prime Minister. We reaffirmed the strong commitment that Germany has for the economic and political development in Lebanon. This partnership proved to be effective, very solid and trust-based in difficult and challenging times.

I used this opportunity to congratulate the Prime Minister for the formation of the government. It is not a secret that the international community has been waiting for this.

We discussed the economic agenda of the government, which we are supporting. We look forward for an opportunity to engage German investors to invest more in Lebanon. We also discussed regional issues. I am very satisfied to inform you that it was another confirmation of the strong and reliable partnership that we enjoy here."

Source: National News Agency