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Jal El Dib Branch Celebrates its 50th Anniversary
Under the patronage and presence of the President of the Lebanese Red Cross, Dr. Antoine Zoughbi, LRC - Jal El Dib - Bkenneya branch celebrated its 50th anniversary for its foundation at the Palais des Congrès in Nakkach, with the participation of former Ministers Issam Khoury and Damianos Kattar and Bishop Roland Abou Jaoude, Lebanese Red Cross Secretary General Georges Kettaneh, members of the Executive Committee, Representatives of Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in Lebanon, and a crowd of mayors, and civil and social organizations.
After a welcoming speech by Ms. Samar Abou Jaoudeh, speeches were thrown in this occasion for the head of the branch Ms. Siham Akel, SG Mr Kettaneh, the artist Georges Khabbaz, and the ministers Khoury and Kattar. The closing word was for Dr. Zoughbi.
The ceremony included musical pieces presented by the Second National Harmony Orchestra for the Music of the Internal Security Forces, led by Colonel Ziad Murad and played by the musician Jihad Akel, and solo performances by Carole Aoun and Shadi Aidamouni, and documentary films about the branch, EMS & Youth.
At the end, Dr. Zoughbi offered Ms. Akel a medal of honor.
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