Chargé d'Affaires, a.i. Wael Hachem participated in the swearing-in ceremony for the incoming USAID Mission Director to Lebanon, Mrs. Julie Southfield. The ceremony took place on Tuesday, August 8th at the USAID headquarters. Mr. Hachem delivered remarks focusing on the strong bilateral US-Lebanon relationship and welcoming Mrs. Southfield as USAID/Lebanon Mission Director.
Mr. Hachem also hosted Mrs. Southfield with the diplomats at the Embassy for a working lunch in advance of her new mission.