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Ambassador Elizabeth Richard Remarks “BALADI CAP Municipalities Capstone Event”

Good morning everybody.  It is great to see such a full house and it is really great to see so many friends who I know from before. It is really a pleasure to be with you to mark this very important milestone. And I am recalling, as I saw so many familiar faces this morning, that ...
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MEPI Supports Cooperation between “The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development” (OECD) and Lebanon on Good Governance

Today, U.S. Ambassador Elizabeth Richard attended the launch event of the conference on “OECD Cooperation with Lebanon on Good Governance,” organized jointly by the Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform (OMSAR) and the Public Governance Directorate of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The U.S. Department of State through the ...
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Ambassador Elizabeth Richard’s Remarks OECD Cooperation with Lebanon on Good Governance

Thank you very much Madame Minister, ministers, colleagues, excellences and ladies and gentlemen.  It is wonderful to be here today to launch the joint work between the OECD, us, and Lebanon. I think every Lebanese citizen knows how important it is to have a government that serves the interests of its citizens and provides comprehensive ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo On the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr

On behalf of the United States Department of State, I would like to wish all Muslims a blessed Eid al-Fitr.  This holiday marks the end of Ramadan and is a time for celebration across Muslim communities worldwide.  It is a culmination of a month of fasting, sharing meals with family and friends, donating to charitable ...
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