In a press release by the British Embassy in Beirut, it said British Ambassador, Chris Rampling, on Wednesday visited Prime Minister Designate Saad Hariri at the Center House.
After the meeting Ambassador Rampling said: "I am delighted to have just met His Excellency Prime Minister Designate Saad Hariri for the first time since my arrival here as British Ambassador to Lebanon."
Rampling added: "The United Kingdom is a friend and ally of Lebanon and very proud of what we have been doing together with the Lebanese authorities, including strengthening and to continue to support the Lebanese state. We've been able together to help to secure the border with Syria for the first time in Lebanon's history, to provide the opportunity of education for all, strengthen service delivery in municipalities and also provide humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable."
The British Ambassador concluded: "As I told His Excellency, I look forward to continuing to work with him over the coming years."
Source: National News Agency