Lebanon celebrates 78th Independence Day
Lebanon - The ceremony to celebrate Lebanon’s Independence Day began with the presence of President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Najib Mikati, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri and Army Commander Joseph Aoun.
A symbolic military parade was held on the occasion at the headquarters of the Ministry of National Defense in Yarzeh.
After that, the President of the Republic, the House Speaker and Prime Minister headed in one car towards the Presidential Palace in Baabda, where they held a meeting at President Aoun's office.
“If we are not united, we cannot preserve independence at all, and understanding is the basis,” said Prime Minister Najib Mikati, following the tripartite meeting in Baabda today.
He added: “There was a serious discussion during the meeting and, God willing, it will lead to something good.”