Mr. Bassel Ahmad Houjairy is the Mayor of the municipality of Arsal. His family has a long history in public affairs since Lebanon’s Declaration of Independence in 1943. He has studied history at the Lebanese University in Beirut. After his education he was a teacher from 1996 onwards. Subsequently he started his own private school in 2002. In 2004 he participated in the municipal elections and became Mayor of the municipality of Arsal until 2008. Since 2016 he is again the Mayor of the Municipality of Arsal, where he has a prominent role in de-escalating and meditating the situation between the host Lebanese and Syrian refugees.
Mayor of Arsal (TBC)