Ministry of National Defense (Lebanon)

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Lebanese Republic
Ministry of National Defense
وزارة الدفاع الوطني
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Agency overview
Jurisdiction Government of Lebanon
Headquarters Yarze, Baabda, Mount Lebanon Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°50′29″N 35°33′10″E / 33.84139°N 35.55278°E / 33.84139; 35.55278
Agency executives Fayez Ghosn, Minister of National Defense
Jean Kahwaji, chief of the Lebanese Armed Forces
Website Official website
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The Ministry of National Defense (Arabic: وزارة الدفاع الوطنيWizārat al-Difāʾ al-Waṭanī) is Lebanon's service section for the Lebanese Armed Forces which directs the entire Army. The Ministry is located in Yarzeh, Baabda District, Mount Lebanon.[1] The building which is considered the biggest Ministry building in Lebanon was designed by the French architect André Wogenscky in 1968.[2] The ministry building also houses the Lebanese Military Museum.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Address." [sic] Ministry of National Defense. Retrieved on 3 March 2013. "Ministry of Defense Lebanese Armed Forces Yarzeh, Lebanon" - Arabic: "وزارة الدفاع الوطني الجيش اللبناني اليرزة، لبنان" - French: "Ministère de la Défense Nationale l’Armée Libanaise Yarzé, Liban"
  2. ^ Postiglione, Gennaro (2004). One Hundred Houses. Taschen. ISBN 978-3-8228-6312-1. 

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