Under the patronage and presence of the Minister of Environment Mr. Nazem El Khoury, the Environment Fund project in Lebanon held its final ceremony which was attended by the President of the Council for Development and Reconstruction, Eng. Nabil El-Jisr, the German Ambassador in Lebanon, Mr. Christian Clagus , Director of the Office of the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) in Syria and Lebanon, Ms. Natalia El-Haj, a delegation from the Federation of Chambers of Commerce Industry and Agriculture in Lebanon, a number of Heads of Municipalities, private institutions and associations whose development projects were funded through the Environmental Fund.
The aim of the ceremony was to present the work of the Environment Fund project in Lebanon and focus on the achievements of the 30 institutions whose development projects were financed by the Fund and used for implementing environmental initiatives at the local level especially through cooperation with municipalities, private institutions and associations.
Eng. El-Jisr delivered a speech during the ceremony in which he praised the cooperation established with the Ministry of Environment and the German Agency for International Cooperation during the past six years which coordinated the work of the Environment Fund project in Lebanon .
The Minister of Environment, the German Ambassador and the Director of the project, Ms. Lamia Mansour also delivered speeches on the occasion.