Inauguration of the German Embassy’s new Chancery in BeirutEnlarge image (© German Embassy Beirut)
On 30 June 2017 the State Secretary of the German Federal Office Walter Lindner officially inaugurated the new chancery of the German Embassy Beirut. He was joined by his Lebanese counterpart Ambassador Charbel Wehbé. Many diplomats and friends of the German Embassy celebrated this event in a reception on the Embassy’s roof terrace on the 23rd floor of the “Regent Park Tower” in Dekwaneh. The former President of State Amine Gemayel emphasized in his speech the common values of democracy and pluralism. State Secretary Lindner commended Lebanon for hosting over a million Syrian refugees and expressed his appreciation for the commitment of the Embassy’s staff.