Former Lebanese Minister, MP and Ambassador Taqla passed away on Monday 10 July at the age of 91. Taqla was a major political and diplomatic figure for more than three decades.
He served as Lebanon's Foreign Affairs Minister from the early 1940s until the mid-1970s. In 1976, Taqla retired from politics in the wake of the Civil War.
In 1965 he was named the first central b