Lebanon becomes the first Arab country with a woman security minister


Lebanon becomes the first Arab country with a woman security minister-global-annal-bhavesh-kumarLebanon’s new interior minister, Raya El Hassan, has become the first Arab (woman) as well as Lebanese woman to take on the charge of a number of government security agencies, ending a nine-month political deadlock.

Hassan is one of the total four women elected to the cabinet – setting a new record for women political representation in Lebanon.

Source: The Times of Israel

 

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