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History of the Embassy of Lebanon, Ottawa

 

1946 Opening of a Consulate

(Decree 7119, Oct. 10, 1946, Published in the Gazette No.43, Oct.23, 1946)

 

1949 A Consulate General Replaced the Consulate

(Decree, 15083, May 25, 1949, Published in the Gazette No.22, June 1, 1949)

 

1955 A Legation Replaced the Consulate General

(Decree 10349, Oct.10, 1955, Published in the Gazette No.41, 1955, P.1275)

 

1958 The Embassy Replaced the Legation

(Decree 160, Nov.25, 1958, Published in the Gazette No.49, 1958, P.637)

 

 

Consecutive Heads of the Mission

1952 - mid 1957

Mr. Ramez Al-Shammah

Consul General

Mid 1957 - Sep 1959

H.E. Mr. Abdallah Al-Najjar

Ambassador

Sep 1959 - Sep 1961

H.E. Mr. Robert Khlat

Ambassador

Sep 1961 - 31 Dec 1961

Mr. Fouad Al-Turk

Chargé d'Affaires a.i.

01 Jan 1962 - 8 Aug 1966

8 Aug 1966 - 11 Oct 1966

11 Oct 1966 - 14 Jun 1972

30 Jun 1972 - 31 Oct 1978

01 Nov 1978 - 30 Nov 1978

30 Nov 1978 - 28 Feb 1983

28 Feb 1983 - 7 Jul 1983

7 Jul 1983 - 29 Aug 1985

H.E. Mr. Edmond Khayat

Mr. Jean Hezo

H.E. Dr. Alif Gebarah

H.E. Mr. Nabih Nsair

Mr. Jawdat Nour El-Dine

H.E. Mr. Sleiman Farah

Mr. Mounir Talhouk

H.E. Mr. Samir Chamma

Ambassador

Chargé d'Affaires a.i.

Ambassador

Ambassador

Chargé d'Affaires a.i.

Ambassador

Chargé d'Affaires a.i.

Ambassador

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Personal/Family

Lebanese Associations and Institutions in Canada

13 Sep 1985 -23 Jul 1990

H.E. Mr. Makram Oaidat

Ambassador

01 Aug 1990 - 31 Aug 2000

H.E. Dr. Assem Jaber

Ambassador

15 Sep 2000 - 20 Jan 2007

H.E. Mr. Raymond Baaklini

Ambassador

20 Jan 2007 - 29 Jul 2007

Mr. Georges Abou Zeid

Chargé d'Affaires a.i.

30 Jul 2007 - 30 Nov 2009

H.E. Mr. Massoud Maalouf

Ambassador

01 Dec 2009 - 23 July 2012

Mr. Georges Abou Zeid

Chargé d'Affaires a.i.

24 July 2012 – 17 April 2013

Mr. Sami Haddad

Chargé d'Affaires a.i.

18 April 2013 - 06 Jan 2015

H.E. Ms. Micheline Abi Samra

Ambassadress

07 Jan 2015 – Present

Mr. Sami Haddad

Chargé d'Affaires a.i.

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Embassy of Lebanon

640 Lyon Street

Ottawa, ON K1S 3Z5

Phone: + (1) 613-236-5825

Fax: + (1) 613-232-1609

Email: info@LebanonEmbassy.ca

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Consular Business Hours

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Embassy is closed on Canadian and Lebanese Official Holidays