Mr. Hani Chemaitelly, who worked as the Consul-General of Lebanon in Istanbul for five years, paid a farewell visit to mayor Topbaş for the last time.
After the speeches delivered by both sides, Mr. Hani Chemaitelly has been awarded the title of specially honorary citizen of Istanbul by unanimous decision of the city council.
After the visit held in the Municipality Palace located in Saraçhane, Mr. Topbaş, the Mayor of Istanbul, made a statement to journalists where he explained that Mr. Hani Chemaitelly, visited him due to the ending of his diplomatic mission in Istanbul. He said that during his five years mission in İstanbul, Mr. Chemaitelly made great efforts to further develop the brotherly relations between the two countries.
Mayor Mr. Topbaş also wished him the best of success in his next mission.