AREC hosted Dr. Maryna Hrymych and her husband his Excellency the Ambassador of Ukraine Dr. Ihor Ostach, on April 20th. Dr. Hrymych, ethnological and anthropological specialist in Ukraine and author of various scientific articles and papers, visited AREC to look at the facilities and seek potential mutual projects related to Camelina plants.
Dr. Mustapha Haidar, AREC Director, welcomed the visitors and accompanied them on a tour of the center where they had the chance to see ongoing projects and available units and facilities. They were briefed on the role of AREC as a center for teaching, research, training, and outreach activities in Lebanon and the MENA region. The Ambassador and his spouse were very impressed with the potential of such a center in the region. The visit was concluded with a traditional Lebanese lunch.