The visit of Mr. JOSEPH HABIS (H.E. Dean of the Honorary Consular Corps in Lebanon, Honorary General Consul of Singapore in Lebanon) to the Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr. FAWZI SALLOUKH.

On 22 of October 2008 H.E. Dean of the Honorary Consular Corps in Lebanon, Honorary General Consul of Singapore in Lebanon, Mr. JOSEPH HABIS called upon the Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr. FAWZI SALLOUKH.

Mr. HABIS and Minister SALLOUKH discussed consular matters and the status of Consuls in Lebanon, and the means of coordination between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Consular Corps.

Mr. HABIS stated that the new consular appointments should be based upon high qualifications in order for the Consular Corps to be effective in the National interest of the country.Mr. HABIS and Minister SALLOUKH also discussed the mutual interests of Lebanon and Singapore.