Hamad Saeed Sultan Al Shamsi, UAE Ambassador to Lebanon, laid the foundation stone of the Emirates Stadium, in Rasenhash of the Batroun District in Beirut. The stadium works is funded by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation.
The foundation stone ceremony was attended by a number of officials and representatives of the Lebanese government.
Al Shamsi said that the UAE is a country that loves Lebanon, and through its charitable, development and humanitarian projects it will continue to support the friendly nation. He explained that this latest development is part of a series of projects initiated by the UAE in the past three years across Lebanon.
Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs