President Michel Aoun stressed on Wednesday on the need to eliminate legal differences between men and women in Lebanon, as he praised women’s “sacrifices and devotion,” the National News Agency reported.
At the Baabda Palace, Aoun received a delegation from the Lebanese Women Council on the occasion of International Women’s Day in the presence of First Lady Nadi Chami Aoun, NNA said.
During the meeting, Aoun hailed the role women are assuming among their families, society, and the nation.
The President assured that “efforts are being exerted to eliminate legal difference between men and women,” vowing to carry on efforts to reach this goal.
“I am with full equality between men and women,” concluded the President.