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The Lebanese President patronizes the 32 Anniversary of LRC Martyrs
Under the patronage of the Lebanese President General Michel Aoun represented by the Minister of Social Affairs Mr. Pierre Bou Assi, the Lebanese Red Cross commemorated the 32 anniversary of its martyrs under the slogan “Our Unity in our Work” at Saint Joseph School in Kornet Shehwan. The ceremony was attended by the president of the LRC Dr. Antoine Zoghbi and the former president Ms. Suzanne Oueis, members of the executive and central committees, the S.G Mr. Georges Kettaneh,  heads and members of local committees, directors, relatives of the martyrs, in addition to number of officials and volunteers from the society, representatives from each of the Middle East and North Africa regional office of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and societies of the Red Cross and Red Crescent operating in Lebanon. Representatives of a number of local, official, educational, and civil bodies also attended the event.
The ceremony was opened by the national and LRC anthems, and a minute of silence in memory of the martyrs. Then there were speeches for Ms. Marie Therese Kettaneh, head of the EMS center of Kornet Shehwan, Dr. Zoghbi, and the speech of the president that was thrown by the Minister Pierre Bou Assi.
The ceremony included affective performances of films, music, and songs. Medals of Honor were also bestowed upon the relatives of the martyrs.




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