Egyptian Foreign Minister begins an official visit to Lebanon

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri arrived in Beirut on Monday evening, coming from Cairo, on an official visit expected to last for three days, during which he will meet a number of Lebanese officials.

The Egyptian Minister was greeted at Beirut’s Rafik Hariri International Airport by Egypt’s Ambassador Mohammad Badreddine Zayed and senior Embassy Staff, as well as Ambassador Donna Turk representing the Lebanese Foreign and Expatriates Ministry.

However, reporters were not allowed into the VIP lounge to cover Shukri’s arrival, at the request of the Egyptian Embassy, NNA correspondent at the Airport indicated.

Source: National News Agency