Sustainable Development

Yanouh Ends Program for The Eradication of Child Labor

03 December 2017
 The Patriotic Vision Organization (PVA) ended on Saturday (December 02) the program on the eradication of child labor which lasted for 3 months under the supervision   and through funding from La Régie Libanaise des Tabacs & Tombacs (Regie) and in cooperation with the Municipality of Yanouh. 
 The event was held at Yanouh Municipality in the presence of the Vice President of the Union of Municipalities of Tyre, Hassan Hammoud, representatives of Regie   Engineer Mawla Abdel El Mawla and Engineer Jaafar El Husseini along with a delegation from Regie, VP of Burj Rahhal Municipality Ali Safa, President of Yanouh   Municipality Ali Jaber, President of PVA organization in Lebanon Kassem Safa, President of Alma El Chaab Municipality Jean Ghafari and a number of social figures.
 President of Yanouh Municipality Ali Jaber commenced the event by a speech in which he thanked the Director General of Regie Eng. Nassif Seklaoui and noted that   this  special program, which aims at eradicating child labor is targeting one of the most prominent issues faced by local communities.
 He also expressed his hope to further work on other activities with Regie and PVA.
 For his part, Eng. Mawla delivered a speech in which he conveyed the greeting of Eng. Seklaoui who doesn’t spare any effort to implement developmental projects that  12/4/2017best serve the benefits of tobacco farmers, especially those launched under the sponsorship of House Speaker Nabih Berri.
 Meanwhile, the President of PVA organization in Lebanon Kassem Safa stressed the importance of raising awareness on all topics that serve the sustainable development  and that save the financials spent and the efforts exerted, noting that municipalities assume a major role with civil society partners and state institutions especially La Régie Libanaise des Tabacs & Tombacs that is witnessing major developments pertaining to sustainable development and to its distinguished management headed by Eng. Seklaoui.
 Safa also presented the report of the program and handed over copies to the Municipality of Yanouh and Regie. He also presented honorary shields to Regie and PVA.
 A cocktail party was held at the end of the event in honor of all the audience.
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