Archive 2019

El Mina Municipality: "Cardinal Sfeir was a national symbol in Lebanon"

The president and members of El Mina's municipal council regretted the disappearance of the patriarch, Cardinal Mar Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, known in Lebanon as a brilliant patriarch, one of the oldest patriarchs in the Maronite community. He had bright traces and was a faithful pastor for the affairs of his church, thus preserving his historical heritage. Cardinal Sfeir will remain a national symbol in Lebanon, a right fighter, a brave man with national words that have preserved the unity and independence of Lebanon.
El Mina City Council addresses to his family and the Maronite Church and the Patriarch, Mar Beshara Boutros Al-Ra'i, for their most sincere condolences, asking God for mercy.

El Mina Municipality accompanied the national campaign "Blue Campaign" to clean the Lebanese coast

For the twenty-third time, the Big Blue Society, represented by Mr. Ismael Leylou, organized its annual national campaign to clean the coast and the Lebanese sea along its length from Arida in the north to Ras Naqoura, in the south of the country, very early in El Mina with the Ministry of Transport, Public Works, Environment, Interior, Municipalities and National Education, as well as the Association of the Protection Committee of the environment, under the supervision and coordination of the Municipality of El Mina, the municipal police under the direction and support of President Abdelkader Alam El Din, who encouraged the role of the Blue Campaign in motivating citizens to preserve their coasts. The campaign started at 8:00 , where the Corniche Beach and the old inverted bathside where volunteers volunteered in the Al-Bayadah area, Fau 'el Rih and sorted into bags. .
Although the campaign coincided with the beginning of the second week of the holy month of Ramadan did not stop the fasts from working despite the intensification of the sun, applying the religious values of "cleanliness of the faith" The national campaign cleans the Lebanese coast and its sea of solid waste accumulated during the war in Lebanon and random landfills on beaches and dumps located along the rivers. At the end, certificates of appreciation were distributed by the "Great Blue Campaign" to volunteers, cleaning agents and the Municipal Police.

General invitation to participate in the national campaign to clean the coast and the sea of Lebanon

"Big Blue Campaign" in cooperation with the El Mina Municipality
Rally Point: Sunday, May 12, 2019
At 8 o'clock
Popular Pool - Sea Corniche of El Mina

For the twenty-third consecutive year, the "Big Blue Campaign" organizes the National Day of cleansing of the Lebanese coast and its "Great blue campaign" every 12 of May, according to the decree of the Council of Ministers. This year is Sunday, May 12, 2019. It is an annual national campaign of ministries: defense (with the participation of the Lebanese army), interior and municipalities, education and higher education, public health, youth and sports, culture, tourism and agriculture. (Universities and schools), environmental, social, social and recreational associations, sports clubs, diving clubs, commercial and media institutions, The campaign cleans the Lebanese coast and the sea of solid wastes accumulated during the war in Lebanon and random dumps on the beaches and dumps located along the rivers. We invite those who wish to participate to send an email to

Statement of clarification

An explanation of the recent statement on social media deplores the emergence of this form because my relationship with Mr.Rafli Diab is a family relationship and demonstrates what it represents for the interest of the city.
Following our request to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport,and the request of His Excellency MP.Faysal Karami, to implement asphalt works exceeding the value of two billion L.L. With regard to the irregularities committed in the city of El Mina, there is not related to Mr.Rafli Diab and to the jealous ones of municipal council I assure them that my relationships with all City council members are good and have given rise to many projects in the city of El Mina.

AbdulKader Alamedine

Launch of Ramadan decorations 2019

El Mina Municipality has launched the decoration of Ramadan for the year 2019 which was prepared by the Tourism Committee of the Municipality under the supervision of Mr. Hashim Al Ayoubi (member of the Municipal Council),on the occasion of the beginning of Ramadan the President and members of El Mina Municipal Council addressed to all Lebanese in general and to Muslims especially at the time of the coming of this month The best blessings .

El Mina Municipality opened the roads flooded by rainwater due to the accumulation of waste

Heavy rains caused flooding of roads in El Mina, especially the road to Ziraa district and its branches on the side of the ledge where water surrounded the road and the other streets , which is disturbing the inhabitants of the district .
The emergency workshop has been accelerating since the morning of April 19 to open and repair the sewer lines, but heavy rains have prevented them from removing accumulated dirt, but emergency crews , it have completed the work of opening the pipes.
EL Mina Municipality asks the citizens to help clean up the roads by not throwing on the ground under the responsibility.

A delegation from the Arab Planning Institute visits El Mina Municipality

The President of El Mina Municipality Abdelkader Alamalddin, welcomes a delegation from the Arab Institute of Planning, including: Administrative Director Dr. Karim Darwish, Senior Advisor Dr. Belkacem Al Abbas, Councilor Ehab Mablah Director of Small and Medium Enterprises and the first expert Dr. Nawaf Abu Shamaleh, President Najib Mikati Advisor Dr. Abdul Razzaq Al-Qurhani, in El Mina Municipality
After a welcome by the President, Mr. Darwish introduced the Institute as an independent Arab regional non-profit institution based in the State of Kuwait, which aims to support the economic and social development of Arab countries. This visit is an extension of the Institute's extensive capacity-building programs. In addition to training programs in Tripoli District. Investment Map Project is based on the direct link between investment and development future of development, as needed. In-depth analysis and accurate diagnosis of the current situation, which in turn provides a basis for understanding development issues and proposing sustainable areas, activities and opportunities for the benefit of citizens, society and state.

You are invited to Souk Haretna in our neighborhood

Souk Haretna is a community event where residents of Mar Elias neighborhood, El Mina and We Love Tripoli volunteers collaborate to strengthen and beautify the neighborhood's identity as an authentic, safe and inclusive space and host social, cultural and patrimonial activities. As part of Future Together Now project in partnership with Forum Civil Peace Service / forumZFD Lebanon, in collaboration with Mina Municipality.
Enjoy homemade snacks and sweets, handmade crafts, El Mina Book Market, social initiatives, kids activities and more with background melodies in the authentic alleyways of Mar Elias neighborhood.
Saturday 20 April 2019 from 4 TO 8 PM
We Love Tripoli center. Marelias, El Mina

Awards for Literary Competitions in El Mina Municipality

The Lebanese Association for Promoting the Reading and Dissemination of Dialogue Culture announced the results of cultural twinning in three Arabic, French and English languages for high school students in Northern schools, Thursday evening, April 11, at the El Mina Municipal Palace The ceremony begins with the national anthem and the speech of the President of the Municipality Abdelkader AlamAldin, who highlighted the role of the Municipalities in the care of arts and literature, after the word of the president of Association , Dr.Jean Jabbour , which encouraged young people to read, write and motivate them to have the spirit of discussion with a good conscience. Dr. Emily Fiani explained that about 70 students and students from northern schools participated in this year's contest: Arabic, Dr.Jean Touma's "City Days" book, The Concours in French and English was about a general theme for women: its role and Mission. FIANI has announced the results of the French language as follows: Youta_Maria Saad (Saint-Pierre-Amioun), Lina Mitri (Mar Elias-Mina), Falak Alam El-Din (Rawda Al-Fayhaa), Tears of Kassar (Rum-Akkar), Abdel Rahim Harmoush Then Dr. Miriam Andrawos announced the results of the English language: Joyce Harkas (Bashmazin Superior), Nour Salem (Mar Elias), Naim Dunkir (Rawda Al Fayhaa), Karel Aqil (Rum-Akkar). Dr. Jean Touma also announced the results of the Arabic language as follows: Ayman Al-Mubayed (Rawda Al-Fayhaa), Fatima Darwish (Rum-Akkar) and Reina Baltaji Omar Sufi (Rawda al-Fayhaa), Nagham Najib (Ruma- Akkar). The association presented the financial awards in the form of books to the winners donated by JARROUS PRESS.

Initiation of awareness activities at the "Safe Park" in El Mina

After the launching of El Mina Municipality and "HIMAYA" association of the Safe park in the Ziraa garden in El Mina, in partnership with UNICEF in Lebanon and funded by the international social services organization ISS and Madad EU Trust.
"HIMAYA", in cooperation with the social committee of El Mina Municipality , organized the first educational activity in the park, which is the second phase of the three projects. The first was inaugurated and concerns the treatment and training of volunteers. In the second phase of the project the theme of "HIMAYA" for the month of April is "No abuse children ". The Mixt of El Mina official school Al-Nour KG Department did different activities in Ziraa Garden Safe Park and other similar activities will be in other schools. The Ziraa Garden is open as part of the project "Safe park" every Thursday at 16:00 as part of awareness activities managed by "HIMAYA" and in coordination with the social committee of El Mina Municipality.

Training Session of the Ministry of Tourism on "Food Security in Tourism Institutions"

The Department of Quality Control and Evaluation in the Ministry of Tourism The fourth session was held on April 10, 2019 in the conference room of El Mina Municipal Palace in cooperation and coordination with the Municipality of Tripoli and El Mina Municipality and in the presence of the President of El Mina Municipality Abdelkader Alam El Din and the head of the Department of Health in El Mina Municipality Dr. Zaher Orabi, the owners of restaurants and hotels and their representatives in Tripoli and Mina, as well as health Controllers from the municipalities of Tripoli and Mina as well as trainees Students from the Technical Schools of Tripoli, Alameddine welcomed the presence and stressed the importance of food security provided by health facilities.
He praised the role played by the tourism officer in raising citizens' awareness of the requirements of food security. The Ministry of Tourism said it was continuing these Sessions in other Lebanese cities and regions, in coordination with Municipalities, institutions

A cultural match for the Reading Association in El Mina Municipality

The Lebanese Association for the Promotion of Reading and Dissemination of the Dialogue Culture has organized its cultural twinning in the three languages, as it does every year for high school students from northern schools in the El Mina municipal palace .

The president of the Association , Dr. Jean Jabbour, delivered a speech in which he emphasized "the role of school authorities in encouraging students to read, write and approach thought in a conscious and mature manner".

Dr.Emily Shammas Fiani, secretary of the association, said that "70 students from different schools in the north of the country participated in the contest on Arab competitions in the book" Yawmiyat Madina" Dr.Jean Touma.This match in French and in English focused on a general theme concerning women: Its role and mission, and announce the results and prizes will be distributed next Thursday at the Municipal Palace

El Mina Municipality has launched the Police Cycling

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El Mina Municipality has launched a pilot initiative in Lebanon and the region, represents a police unit using bicycles instead of cars and motorcycles, serving citizens on the Corniche and gardens and public parks.
The Municipality explained that "this unit was created first to improve relations between the police and the local community and build trust with visitors to the city and show them a civilized life, and secondly to protect local residents and tourists from infractions and violations and prevent motorcycles from riding on the Corniche tracks. " "Its purpose is to serve citizens well, because bicycles are environmentally friendly and a sustainable and clean means of transportation," Alamedine he said.
"The Corniche will welcome locals from the city and the north as well as many tourists.We must give a distinct image of the city and we will stay clean to encourage visitors to come intensely into the city of waves and horizons that extend on the littoral islands. He added: "There are special bike lanes along the Corniche stretching for more than 6 kilometers, which are safe ways to drive bicycles, and police officers will be tactful with visitors. educate them and encourage them to maintain cleanliness and respect for the law during the first phase.These elements make it possible to publish the report of arrest of offenders in the second phase, and we will have trouble dealing with those who do not want to maintain public order. "The advantage of the cyclists fonts is that they help them to get to the site quickly," he concluded. "These police officers have received extensive training and can use the bike well.

Launching the first stage of the Safe park in El Mina

El Mina Municipality and the association HIMAYA opened the Safe Park (Ziraah Garden), in partnership with UNICEF Lebanon and financed by ISS and Madad EU Trust. . The project was initiated by the social committee of El Mina Municipality to develop a child-friendly garden and environment within the geographical area between several popular neighborhoods and several schools in the city of El Mina. To develop the project the first phase is completed in what should be developed in the future including the creation of a public library and the use of green spaces to organize awareness and environmental activities. And acquires the establishment of a safe park that the area is considered would be very marginalized where is reflected positively on the children securing a safe space for them to ensure their right to play in the environment without violence and it is also expected that the municipality would have completed in partnership with HIMAYA other steps of the Assembly to become a typical park of sustainable development. The President and members of the El Mina City Council, the North Field Director and UNICEF's Akkar in Lebanon, Mr. Prem Shand, North Regional Director and Akkar for the HIMAYA Association Mr. Ghaith Bitar, representatives of international organizations and revealing local associations, attended the opening ceremony.
The ceremony was inaugurated by the representative of HIMAYA Ghaith Bitar Association, who welcomed participants to the concept of "safe park", and reviewed the three stages of the project: the first was inaugurated, which the second concerns the organization of activities and the allocation of awareness-raising activities to children and parents. The last step is dedicated to follow-up work via a municipal partnership with the local committee. Follow-up by UNICEF field director in the north and Akkar Prime Shand, who stressed the importance of ensuring a safe park for the residents of the region, thanks to the positive cooperation between El Mina Municipality and HIMAYA association, which will be of great importance to the inhabitants of the region. At the end of the ceremony, President Abdelkader Alam El Din spoke of the pilot project launched by the Municipality for the establishment of public parks in line with international standards, thanking the organizations involved in the construction of the park. The objective of the project is to develop and strengthen the child protection networks in Lebanon, to guarantee the right of children to play by creating safe playgrounds adapted to children in targeted communities, to provide psychological support and social through activities and disseminating awareness messages to children, as well as increasing the capacity of municipalities and community organizations to play an active role in developing and strengthening child protection networks .
"Safe Park" also includes the training of volunteers to provide child protection and the organization of various recreational activities, as well as awareness-raising sessions on educational and environmental problems suitable for small age groups.

Cooperation agreement between the Municipality of El Mina and the Arab University of Beirut to transfer The land adjacent to the university in a public park

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The President of the El Mina Municipality Abdelkader AlamAldin and the President of the Arab University of Beirut, Amr Jalal El-Adawi, have signed a cooperation agreement on infrastructure and the environment within the headquarters of the university branch of the city of El Mina.
The signing ceremony was attended by Al-Bara Al-Ihsan Chairman of the Board, Said Al-Jazairi University Board, Tripoli Section Vice President Prof. Khalid Al -Baghdadi, Secretary General of the University, Mr. Omar Houri, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture Ibtahl Bastawadi; Tripoli Ahmed Sankri and a host of college administrators and members of El Mina City Council.

President Alameddine spoke about the concept of this agreement and its contents: "This cooperation document is not the first between us and the Arab University of Beirut - El Mina branch. the foundation stone for the creation of the university branch in the city of El Mina. As the city developed a relationship between us and the university and the Association for the Judicial and Charity Stoppage at the time of the late Issam Houri's former president, we were able to respond to requests university administration in construction, investment. "We are proud today to sign a cooperation document for the creation of a public park near the university headquarters, which will be shared between us and will benefit the sons of El Mina and the students of the university.

The president of the Arab University of Beirut said: "We signed today an agreement, the first of its kind with the president of the Municipality, to transfer the land adjacent to the university branch in a park. public interest for El Mina residents and students. " "Our presence here is not limited to this unique university education center in Lebanon and the Middle East. It includes our vision of partnership with the residents of Tripoli, El Mina and the North to create a story of success not only at the educational level but also for the development of the city. Since its creation, the region has experienced significant development and has opened the doors of work to the inhabitants of the city and the region. Most of the university's employees and professors come from Tripoli and the North.

Visit of the President of the General Labor Union, Beshara Asmar, to El Mina Municipality

The President of the General Union of Workers, Mr. Beshara Al-Asmar, and the President of the Federation of Northern Trade Unions, Mr. Shaaban Badra and the Secretary of the Union, Mr. Shadi Al-Sayyid ,Mr. Ahmed Morsali visited the President of El Mina Municipality Mr. Abdelkader Alam El Din. In the presence of the Municipal Council Member Engineer Fadi El Sayed.
The meeting discussed the issue of municipal workers.

Donation of the Fayhaa Poet Cultural Foundation Saba Zureik to the Public Library of El Mina Municipality

President Abdelkader Alam El Din received in his office Ms. Nadine Jabbour Najjar of Al Faihaa Poet Cultural Foundation Saba Zureik, who give the public Municipal Library a collection of books containing encyclopedias and books in Arabic.
Alamedine thanked Dr. Saba Zureik who expressed his love for the city of El Mina and praised the Foundation's efforts to spread culture and science among the Lebanese population in general and the North in particular.

The campaign "Donate blood and save live" was launched in the El Mina Municipal Palace

As part of a youth initiative of the two cities of Tripoli and Mina in cooperation with the Lebanese Red Cross and with the participation of the Association of Scouts of the Environment in Lebanon under the slogan "Donate Blood and Save Live "the blood donation campaign was launched this morning in the municipal palace hall and continues until 4 pm.

A delegation from the Catalan Agency for Development and the Network of Mediterranean Cities visited the city of El Mina

A delegation from the Catalan Agency for Development and the Network of Mediterranean Cities, chaired by Ms. Carmen Gual, accompanied by Mr. Alain Shatri, UNDP Head in the North and Mr. Abdulla Abdel Wahab, Director of the Center for the Dissemination of Federation of Fayhaa Municipalities, the federation informed President Alamedine the detail of the Catalanien donation, through the United Nations Development Program, to the Federation of Fayhaa Municipalities for the implementation of the project aimed at improve waste management in the cities of Fayha, especially the source separation project.

Remove illegal billboards

Emergency workshops in El Mina municipality and the police of the municipality launched a campaign to remove billboards deployed within the framework of the city, on the basis of a decision made by President Abdul Qadir Alam Al-Din, this campaign was completed by police officers and a number of technicians to eliminate irregularities and breaches of public and private property.
"The owners of the billboards did not deliberately pay the duties and taxes to the municipal fund, despite several warnings, in addition to the random spread of billboards in the streets and along the Corniche and in the main streets , which almost obscured the aesthetic characteristics of the city of waves and the horizon, calling on the owners of advertising agencies to comply with the laws taking into account environmental conditions.

Meeting of the Union of Fayhaa Municipalities in the Serail of Tripoli chaired by Alameldine.

The Vice President of the Union of Fayhaa Municipalities, the President of El Mina Municipality Abdelkader AlamAldin, chaired a meeting of the Union of Fayhaa Municipalities in Sérail of Tripoli in the Northern Governor's Office, Ramzi Nahra, chaired by Vice President in the absence of Ahmad Qamarddin for health reasons. Presented were Governor Nahra and Beddawi President Hassan Ghamrawi, Mayor of Kalamoun Talal Dunkir, Chief of Municipalities Department of Melhem Melhem Governorate and Union Director Dima Homsi. The meeting decided:
1- Appoint president of El Mina Municipality to communicate with the officials concerned in order to pay the fees of the two companies to the cities of Fayhaa due to an environmental crisis causing the spread of waste and the resulting epidemics.
2 - terminate employment and contracts in all their forms in the Union for a full year and stop paying bonuses and overtime.
3 - Form a committee comprising Alamedine and Ghamrawi to examine the situation of workers and entrepreneurs and to give up those who don't need their services.

Dialogue "Municipal and local development" in the El Mina Municipality

On the initiative of the International Christian Orthodox Association for Humanitarian Goodwill IOCC, the association organized a discussion session on "Municipal and Local Development and Municipal Office of Local Development" at El Mina Municipal Palace, The members of the City Council's Municipal Affairs Committee were: Samah Al Zaila, Yahia Ghazi, Habib. Shami and Kamil Antoun, as well as Rooney Aljalkh and Sally Nouchi. The discussion focused on the functions and the most important role of the Municipal Bureau of Local Development, in addition to the role and functions of the head of the office.

Closing Ceremony of the Lebanese Armed Forces Martyrs' Championship in El Mina Municipality

Under the high patronage of the El Mina Municipality , the Tripoli coordinator organized a ceremony for Future's sport sector in honor of the Lebanese army martyrs' session in the Great Hall of the Municipal Palace. , under the presence of General Secretary of the Future Movement, Mr. Ahmed Hariri, and the representative of the Northern Governor, Mr. Luqman Al-Kurdi. Mr. Abdelkader Alam El Din, and members of the Council of the Municipality of El Mina, Coordinator of Future in Tripoli, Mr. Nasser Adra, the representative of the Minister of Labor, Mohamed Abdellatif Kabbara, Mr. Sami Reza, and social, cultural, political and sports activities.
The ceremony began with the Lebanese national anthem and a minute of silence on the martyrs of the Lebanese army.
The evening included speeches by the head of the Sports Department of the Future Coordinator in Tripoli, Mr. Fadi El Masri, the President of the El Mina Municipality Mr. Abdelkader Alam El Din, and the Secretary General of the Future Movement, Mr. Ahmed Hariri.
At the end of the ceremony, cups and medals were distributed to the winners as follows:
First place: Future Movement Youth Team
Second place: Lebanese army team
Third place: the Monla hospital team
A medal of honor was awarded to two persons : the eldest athlete Elias George, presented by his son Claude Kharma, and the Achbal El Mina coach Mohammad Lahibi ( Abu Hassan).

El Mina Municipality opened the roads

El Mina Municipality opened the two roads Sheikh Afan_ Corniche and round Safadi after they closed them today caused by maintenance work doing by the workers' workshops as a result of the works of rehabilitation of the Corniche and what resulted from various ditches and the remnants of the storm.

Cleaning El Mina corniche from the storm effects

The Workshops of the workers of El Mina Municipality in cooperation with Lavagette, collected the rubble along the corniche following the wave surge. By the way, El Mina Municipality warned all citizens to not park their cars along the corniche to protect their safety from high waves.

Workshop on risk maps and resources based on mechanisms of stability and flexibility .

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), in collaboration with the Municipality of El Mina and the Ministry of Social Affairs, organized a workshop on risk maps and resources based on mechanisms of stability and flexibility, attended by the President of the Municipality, Mr. Abdelkader Alam El Din. As well as many representatives of NGOs, Scouts and international organizations as well as activists of the city who are distributed in the following sectors: economy, environment, health, social, infrastructure and education to study and present the needs and opportunities in each sector. The workshop ended with the presentation of each sector to the problems it was facing and to the proposed projects with the vote of all the participants in the project.