German Foreign Minister Steinmeier visits Lebanon
On May 15th, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier met with Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam and with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil in Beirut. Their talks focused on the situation of Syrian refugees in the country and in the region.
As of 5 January 2015 new and stricter regulations have been established for Syrian nationals to enter Lebanon. Travellers from Syria are urged to check the available information before commencing their trip (for example at
) and should provide information about their intended travel to Lebanon in Arabic translation. Also, long delays at the border should be expected. Furthermore, the Embassy would like to point out that the new regulation is also relevant for persons who have already spent a longer time in Lebanon. However, legally binding information can only be given by the Lebanese authorities.
The German International Cooperation GIZ supports the German government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ is seeking a Security Risk management Advisor (m/f) for Lebanon
The Grand-Mufti of Lebanon, Sheikh Abdul-Latif Derian visited the German Parliament on April 21, where he was received by the Deputy President of the Parliament (and Former Federal Minister) Ms. Edelgard Bulmahn.
Prior to the visit of the German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Gerd Müller to Lebanon, Ambassador Christian Clages gave an interview to L'Orient Le Jour.
Interview with Ambassador Christian Clages
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