Lebanon: Unifil, CIMIC project implemented

(To Greater Defense)
05/11/19

The Italian contingent of the UNIFIL mission in Lebanon, currently on a brigade basis Aosta, inaugurated a project for the construction of the Majda Zun Municipality football field, a town in the heart of the responsibility area entrusted to Italy.

The work was completed with national funds in the context of the Civil and Military Cooperation (CIMIC) projects of the Italian contingent, coordinated by the staff of the Multinational CIMIC Group of Motta di Livenza.

The project, in addition to the many other activities supporting the population of the Country of the Cedars, has favored the stabilization and consolidation of relations with the Majda Zun community.

The initiative was carried out by the Italian military in accordance with the mandate given by the UN Security Council Resolution 1701 / 2006.

On the sidelines of the inauguration ceremony, the Lebanese mayor, Salman Salman, expressed his heartfelt thanks to the Italian contingent of the UNIFIL mission in Lebanon.

In this circumstance, to seal the renewed friendship, the mayor Salman handed over to Brigadier General Bruno Pisciotta, commander of the contingent, handing over the keys of Majda Zun.

The Civil and Military Cooperation, better known by the acronym CIMIC, as an operational function supporting the contingent, plays an important interaction in close contact with the civil component of the local population and with all the non-military organizations involved in the decisive choices. favor of a community.