Agriculture Minister meets with Lebanese Minister of Defence

The Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Mr Nicos Kouyialis, had a meeting today, in his office, with the Minister of Defence of Lebanon, Mr Yaacoub Raid Sarraf.

The two Ministers discussed mainly the conclusion of the Agreement of Cooperation between Cyprus and Lebanon on the field of forest fires extinguishing, through the mobilization of volatile means, equipment and human resources.

The Agreement is expected to be signed in October 2017, while the two sides reaffirmed their readiness for direct cooperation in the event of a fire, even before the official signing of the Agreement.

Source: Press and Information Office