USAID and Lebanese Parliament Sign MOU for PSLP
On October 18, USAID and the Lebanese Parliament signed the memorandum of understanding for the Project to Support the Lebanese Parliament (PSLP) in a signing ceremony held in the offices of the Speaker of Parliament.
Adnan Daher, Secretary General of the Parliament signed on behalf of the parliament, and in his remarks expressed his appreciation for the contributions the project will make to enhancing the effectiveness of the parliament and the assistance being given by SUNY/CID. Timothy Alexander, Acting Mission Director signed for USAID.
In attendance at the meeting were Bilal Charara, General Director of Directorate of Foreign Affairs along with the director of the Directorate of Studies and Information, the Head of Library and Documents Division, the Head of Parliamentary Relations Division, and a number of other parliamentary officials. Also in attendance were Mark Wilt, USAID COTR, Laila Hasan, Political Officer with the US Embassy, PSLP Chief of Party Sladjana Bijelic, and David E. Guinn, SUNY/CID Senior Associate. The event was filmed by a television pool for the news.