Hariri visits Defense Ministry, Helou Army Barracks: Investing in security is vital and has special priority

Prime Minister Saad Hariri visited, on Saturday, the Ministry of Defense headquarters in Yarze, where he was briefed on the security measures adopted to ensure citizens’ peace and comfort throughout New Year’s Eve.

Greeted by Defense Minister, Yacoub Sarraf, and Army Commander, General Jean Kahwaji, Hariri was given details on all security measures implemented by the Army on various Lebanese territories to ensure tranquility.

“Investing in security is vital and has special priority,” said Hariri, praising the exerted efforts to maintain security on all Lebanese lands.

He stressed on supporting the Army and military forces with all possible means, so as to enable them to carry out their duties to the fullest.

Hariri also paid a visit to el-Helou Army Barracks, where he was greeted by Interior and Municipalities Minister, Nuhad el-Mashnouq, and Internal Security Forces Director General, Major General Ibrahim Basbous, and Beirut Police Chief, Brigadier General Mohammad Ayoubi.

Hariri was briefed on the full measures to ensure citizens’ safety during the New Year’s celebrations.

“We, as a government, will try to do everything in our power to equip security forces and facilitate security work in the future,” vowed Hariri.