Lebanon News

Health minister receives WHO representative

Health Minister Ali Hasan Khalil, right, and the head of Beirut's Order of Physicians Sharaf Abu Sharaf attend a press conference in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. (Mohammad Azakir/The Daily Star)

BEIRUT: Health Minister Ali Hasan Khalil met Friday the representative of the World Health Organization in Lebanon, Hasan Bcherraoui, to discuss programs carried out in cooperation with the organization, the National News Agency reported. Bcherraoui praised Khalil for the cooperation between the WHO and the ministry, as well as for the new anti-smoking law.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 22, 2012, on page 2.




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