Honoring ceremony for the member of the Military Council Major General P. S. C. Elias Al-Shamiya on the occasion of his retirement.

Wednesday, 29 December 2021

The Lebanese Army Commander in Chief General Joseph Aoun chaired in Yarzeh this afternoon a ceremony honoring the member of the Military Council, Major General P.S.C. Elias Al-Shamiya on the occasion of his retirement, in the presence of the members of the Military Council and a number of senior commanding officers. General Aoun commended the path of Major General Al-Shamiya who left a shining legacy in the various leadership positions he held, up until becoming a member of the Military Council. General Aoun consideried that Major General Al-Shamiya had proven his worth in bearing responsibility, especially when he took over the file of medical services for the military.

In turn, Major General Al-Shamiya gave a speech in which he thanked the army commander in chief, officers and soldiers for their confidence in him, and praised the outstanding cooperation of officers and soldiers and their performance dealing with the challenges facing the military institution, in light of the difficult circumstances the country is going through.

At the end of the ceremony, General Aoun presented to Major General Al-Shamiya the army shield, as a token of thanks and appreciation.