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Lakkis patronizes graduation of participants in 'Youth Integration Project' in Bekaa: For the rehabilitation and advancement of the Agricultural sector -Lbanon

Apr 14

 Lakkis patronizes graduation of participants in 'Youth Integration Project' in Bekaa: For the rehabilitation and advancement of the Agricultural sector -Lbanon

NNA - Minister of Agriculture, Hassan El-Lakkis, patronized Saturday the graduation ceremony of 232 young men and women who received training within the framework of the 'Youth Integration Project' in the Bekaa region, in cooperation with the World Food Program and the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Zahle.


Addressing the graduates and the ceremony attendees, Lakkis said: 'We are meeting today to celebrate the graduation of 232 young men and women trained as part of the project to develop and integrate young people in the Bekaa Governorate. This project is implemented by the World Food Program in the Zahle and Bekaa Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture...providing the young with the knowledge and expertise necessary to meet the needs of the labor market to keep them rooted in their villages and spare them the hassles and hardships of moving to the city.'


Lakkis stressed on the 'continuous cooperation of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Zahle and Bekaa with the World Food Program, not only to complete the training of the remaining participants, but to carry out all that is necessary to serve the agricultural sector in the Bekaa.'


'This sector must be revitalized and empowered to enable farmers to live in dignity without the need to rely on others,' he asserted.


'We also extend a cooperating hand to all loyal parties who are able to help solve the problems of the agricultural sector and ensure the psychological and social stability of those operating in this field,' Lakkis underscored.

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