Bombardiere bestows knighthood of Order of Star of Italy upon Beirut Marathon President

NNA - This evening, in Villa Italia, Ambassador Nicoletta Bombardiere bestowed the honour of Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy upon Ms. May El Khalil, Founder and President of the Beirut Marathon, in recognition of her work in developing and promoting sport as a tool for prosperity and resilience of the Lebanese society.

May El Khalil has set an example of endeavour and perseverance, opening, through sport, opportunities for younger generations and reaching out to different communities in Lebanon. A story of professional success, personal courage and public commitment.

For the occasion, Ambassador Bombardiere stated that “Sport is not only an instrument of physical health, but also of mental wellbeing, moral education and national reconciliation”.

 

 

 

 

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تابعوا أخبار الوكالة الوطنية للاعلام عبر أثير إذاعة لبنان على الموجات 98.5 و98.1 و96.2 FM

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