President Klaus in Lebanon

On an official visit to Lebanon, President Vaclav Klaus discussed bilateral relations and regional policy in the Middle East with the Lebanese President Emile Lahud. After the meeting the two heads of state planted a cedar tree of friendship in the gardens of the presidential palace. The Czech president, who arrived in Lebanon on Monday, also witnessed the signing of bilateral agreements on closer cooperation in the fields of culture and science as well as between the two countries' chambers of commerce.