Archive 2017

The press conference
The press conference held by the President of El Mina Municipality, Mr. Abdelkader Alamedine, in the municipal palace of El Mina after removing the violations of the waterfront.
I greet journalists and representatives of the visual, audio, written and electronic media. My colleagues, members of the municipal council.

My family in El Mina,
The Corniche was always a beautiful dream for all of us, the Corniche, who made a fierce effort to see the light in the 1980s. I have always worked to complement its tourist components to play its role in serving the inhabitants of 'El Mina. My goal with my colleagues is to arrive at a healthy, clean and environmental tourist city that will be sung by the entire Lebanese nation and will be a gewerly on the Mediterranean Sea. When we entered the municipal council, we prepared a plan to eliminate all the constraints. The security meeting was held at the office of the Governor of the North in Serail of Tripoli at the invitation of His Excellency the Minister of Labor, Mohamed Kabara, that we thank him for the invitation he has received. Ministers, deputies, former ministers and their representatives, security officers and presidents of municipalities of the Union, whose decisions they have taken to lift all violations and to abolish them, in order to accomplish this. we prepared it well with the warnings we sent to kiosk and offender owners across the city to be aware of it.
We are through this phase through the efforts of the city council and the support of the inhabitants of El Mina, we are eliminating the pitfalls and obstacles to achieve the desired result.

My family in El Mina,
During the civil war that struck our homeland, I put my blood on my hands and I made every effort to organize this city and build this Corniche. El Mina was an example for all of Lebanon, and anyone who could work in the war could easily develop in peace.
My colleagues and I in Municipal council felt that El Mina Corniche should be the ideal and be the most important tourist landmark in Lebanon. Of course, In the service of the interests of El Mina people, rich and poor, this cornice will provide hundreds employment, we can develop without generalizing the chaos and irregularities.
I want to assure that soon we will have a clean corniche, a clean sea, popular pools for all, a city of ecotourism for all and what will be implemented in El Mina, has nothing to do with brochures suspicious projects. I am the first who has faced Money whales to preserve our sea, our environment, and this Corniche will be for the poor before the rich and an exit for the all the Lebanese.

My family in El Mina
We are in front of a project with an integrated route plan for the Corniche where there will be gardens, walking areas, sports and cycling corridors, and there will be kiosks according to environmental specifications, what we are doing is by the decision of El Mina people who has the right to take advantage of their sea.
The achievements are achieved thanks to the support of all the political leaders of Tripoli, the main economic and social players of Tripoli and El Mina, and their good faith in this project. I would also like to thank my colleagues on the municipal council who, like the major builders, have supported this approach, in addition to the councils that I chaired with all the leaders of the security services, the leadership of the army and the leadership of the forces internal security and public security, which have carried out the elimination in a judicious and perfect manner.

My family in El Mina
Let us go together to serve our city which is for all of us and that interests us. We hope that we will begin development projects and complete them as soon as possible to reap the rewards for having a city of waves and Horizons the first tourist city in Lebanon.
Declaration after elimination of irregularities
Our people in El Mina and Tripoli
After removing the violations that prevented families from going on the promenade in previous years, we want to assure you that the new reality and after providing the necessary security of all forces, the Lebanese army, Public Security, Homeland Security and Municipal Police who are on the Corniche and the City of El Mina to ensure the safety of our visitors from today.
The Waves and the Horizon for You
Welcome everyone
Abdulkader Rouhi Alamedine
Our City Our Way
A field tour conducted by young people in the old port city neighborhoods, in order to choose a neighborhood to rehabilitate he project "Our City Our Way", co-funded by the European Union within the framework of the Regional Program Med Culture and the SouthMed CV Project, realized by Safadi Foundation in cooperation with El Mina Municipality & Beirut Arab University with a group of 30 youths between the ages of 14 and 17, As a "child-friendly city" based on their needs, aspirations and dreams, drawing on the techniques of architectural drawing, photography and building of models.
Rehabilitation and expansion of the municipal nursery
Within the framework of the IOCC project in support of the host community and the creation of jobs funded by the World Food Program (WFP) and in cooperation with the Environment Committee of El Mina Municipality, the rehabilitation and expansion of the municipal nursery was carried out and supplied with large quantities of trees and seedlings. The project also included the rehabilitation, planting and extension of an irrigation network for the Safadi roundabout on the sea promenade, and the surrounding areas - the entrance of public housing. In addition to the rehabilitation and cultivation center of the entrance to the northern city towards the port of Tripoli. Under the supervision of the Project Manager, Engineer Roni Al-Jalakh of IOCC. El Municipality thanks the International Christian Orthodox Association for Humanitarian Affairs (IOCC), in particular Afif Nassim for his efforts in rehabilitating and expanding the municipal nurseries and the Safadi roundabout.
Visit to Barcelona
A delegation of the Federation of Municipalities of Fayhaa, led by the President of the Federation, Ing. Ahmad Qamareddin, Vice-President Abdelkader Alameldin and the Director of the Federation, Ing. Dima Homsi, made a technical visit to Catalonia and Barcelona. The delegation was accompanied by technical engineer Abdulla Abdel Wahab as technical advisor to the Mediterranean Cities Network. Mr. Alain Chatri Director of the United Nations Development Program in the North and Engineer Tarek Smarji, technical advisor in the project to be implemented.

The visit is at the invitation of the Government of Catalonia, The Project aims to develop source waste management in the cities of the Union. This project is funded by 5 official offices in Catalonia and implemented in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program in Lebanon (UNDP) in coordination with the Mediterranean Cities Network (MEDCITIES).

The three-day visit included a detailed explanation of waste management in the Catalan regions with specialists and experts. The delegation visited the waste management companies, laboratories, sorting and recycling and visited the Waste to Energy waste plant.

The visit ended with interviews with officials from the Catalan government, the municipality of Barcelona and the donors, and it was decided to launch the project by setting up 4 pilot projects to sort from the source in the municipalities of the Union in order to improve the status of the sorting laboratory and generalize experience in all regions.

Alammedine visited The Patriarch Raï
The Maronite Patriarch Béchara Boutros Raii has welcomed The president of El Mina Municipality Abdulkader Alameddine, this annual visit to congratulate the Patriarch for his moving to the Patriarchal residence in Diman, Alameddine discussed with his Eminence the Political and social lebanese situations , and in particular that of Tripoli and Mina. He also invited the Patriarch to visit the city of El Mina. In turn, the Patriarch promised to visit the city as soon possible.
Organizational meeting with the owners of the butchers in El Mina Municipality
The President of El Mina Municipality met all the Butchers of the city in Presence of the President of the Department of Health in the municipality Dr. Zaher Orabi, they discussed The question of the slaughter of animals sacrificed on the occasion of ïd al-Adha. Mr. Alameddine has request all the butchers to carry out the slaughter of the sacrificed animals in a unique place for the whole process, and suggested that it 'll be on the place of fish, because the slaughter of sacrificial animals between residential buildings and with unpleasant odors and environmentally harmful residues is a sign Of non-civilization.

The owners of the butcheries refused this proposal in reason of time constraints and the place did not have the proposed rehabilitation. Therefore, the president Advised the Participants of the meeting that the current year is the last year when the slaughter of the animals sacrificed will be followed on the method used previously, under penalty of the application of the sanitary conditions in accordance with the laws and provisions in force, By warnings and ends with the closing of the butchery.
A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Municipality of El Mina and the Lebanese Youth Development Association
A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Municipality of El Mina and the Lebanese Youth Development Association (Drug Program) at the El Mina Municipal Palace in the presence of President Najib Mikati representing Mikati Mr Moukbel Malak and His Excellency General Ashraf Rifi and Mr. Khaled Eit as well as military representatives and associations. The ceremony included the speech of President Alam El Dine and the speech of the President of the Lebanese Youth Development Association Mr. Mohamed Othman, and the speakers agreed on the fight against drugs and totally suppressed Lebanese communities and Increase the budget of the Office against drugs and make an independent management and create a post of a special prosecutor in the fight against drugs in order to avoid any out-of-law delay testing in this regard. The Council stresses the need to raise awareness among Lebanese communities of schools, universities and social forums and students.
The French parliamentary delegation visited the city of El Mina
A delegation of the French Parliament visited the municipality El Mina Chaired by MP Martin Foner, Chairman of the Committee on Health and Social Affairs in Parliament, accompanied by a delegation of the Lebanese Red Cross and Mr Gustave Fayard where they were welcomed by President Abdul Qadir Alam Al-Din in the City Palace.
The delegation presented ways of cooperation between the two countries, particularly on social and health levels, they Visited also the clinic of the Red Cross Branch El Mina.
The municipality of El Mina has followed the environmental awareness plan at Abdul Wahab Island
The Municipality has followed the plan of awareness that it was launched previously with the official and private schools, in cooperation with the company Lavagete.

The visit included children planting seedlings and recycling activities, in addition to outreach through workshops and distribution of gaming CDs for sorting waste at the source by the Lavagete team as The latter is a cleaning company, the purpose of the awareness plan is to instill values and environmental principles in children.
Cleaning campaigns for EL MINA city
The Municipality of El Mina has launched A cleaning campaign since July 16, 2017, starting with the cleaning of the Corniche and has continued to clean the popular pool in cooperation with the Lavagette company and a large group of young volunteers "First Aid Ecologists" Included in this campaign the cleaning of the rock beach from rubble and waste by transforming it to a sandy beach as in the past.

This campaign used, bulldozers and vehicles of the municipality and the means of recycling carried out by the group of young people, the latter have already cleaned the entire coast for months.

These campaigns are considered to be cleanliness capacities for the entire maritime boundary by motivating citizens on the culture of hygiene and recycling.

The municipality thanked Mr. Nouhad Zailaa fighter in the environment; Ex chairman of the Environmental Protection Committee and ex Member Municipal council to take care of this campaign and who has accompanied this formidable campaign since the beginning of the morning.

This campaign is organized by the Environment Committee in the municipality, led by environmental activist Me Samah Zailaa and members of the Environment Committee: Mr Yahia Ghazi, Mr Camille Antoun, Mr Wadah Adra Under the leadership of Mayor M. Abdul Qadir Alameddine.

Note that the municipality during the month of July clean up the public park and other parks so other cleaning campaigns were carried out along the Corniche with a spray of pesticides in the neighborhoods.

Street Mohamad Ali Khodr
The launch of the name of Mohammad Ali Khodr was realized in the Ziraah district, in the presence of the president and members of the El Mina Municipal council. The Unveiling was preceded by a speech at the Municipal Palace of El Mina, where he brought together the sons of the Professor Khodr and his family and friends to honor the memory of his educational and social services provided by the city of El Mina And its inhabitants.
"Made of Beirut"
The President of the Municipality of El-Mina Abdul Kader Alameddine welcomed the organization "Made of Beirut" : MM Raafat Abu Hamza and Nayla Aziz and Rabi Khalifa and Imad Gemayel.

The delegation informed him of their projects in Beirut and the areas targeted to support all types of urban, social and cultural intervention linked to the public sector.

The group discussed the possibility of implementing similar projects in El Mina, in order to upgrade many places in public zone and to work for the improvement of the good use of the citizens and to involve them in the implementation of various activities, which helps to attract the greatest number of visitors to El Mina.

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