Tue 17 Jan 2017 at 11:46
NNA - President of the Republic Michel Aoun welcomed on Tuesday before noon at Baabda Palace, the president of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Judge Ivana Hrdlickova, hoping "to haste in issuing judgments because late justice is not justice."
The Judge Hrdlickova congratulated President Aoun on his election, pointing out that it is her first meeting with the president of the Republic after his election.
The Judge briefed President Aoun on the court's work and the ongoing cooperation between the Tribunal and Lebanon, especially over the financial and administrative sectors.
The President called upon the Judge to adopt more financial and administrative transparency in the Tribunal's work, noting that Lebanon is contributing to half of the financial expenses of the Tribunal.
Separately, Aoun welcomed from the World Bank with discussions featured high on ongoing cooperation between Lebanon and the World Bank over various fields.