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was born in Junieh-Caza of Keserwan
Keserwan is a district in the Mount Lebanon Governorate , Lebanon, to the northeast of the Lebanon's capital Beirut...
. He served as a Commander of General rank in the Lebanese Armed Forces
The Lebanese Armed Forces or Forces Armées Libanaises in French, also known as the Lebanese Army according to its official Website The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) (Arabic: القوات المسلحة اللبنانية | Al-Quwwāt al-Musallaḥa al-Lubnāniyya) or Forces Armées Libanaises in French, also known as the...
from 1 July 1965 to 6 January 1970.
Boustany went to Egypt in 1969 and drafted the Cairo Accord, which was the first official concession of sovereignty of the Lebanese state. It is said that Egyptian President Nasser
Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussein was the second President of Egypt from 1956 until his death. A colonel in the Egyptian army, Nasser led the Egyptian Revolution of 1952 along with Muhammad Naguib, the first president, which overthrew the monarchy of Egypt and Sudan, and heralded a new period of...
was pleasantly surprised to see the degree of concession offered to him - at the time Egypt had a strong say in electing the Lebanese president and Boustany surely hoped for it.
Awards and honors
- Lebanese Silver Order of Merit
- Syrian Order of Merit in 2nd grade
- Commemorative Medal of Palestine
- National Order of the Cedar
The National Order of the Cedar is a prestigious civilian and military award and Medal of the Lebanese Government. This Order is the highest decoration in Lebanon and is made up of five Grades :* Grand Cordon...
in grade of Knight
- Order of the Phoenix in rank of Commandor
- War Medal in Silver Star
- Lebanese Golden Medal of Merit
- National Order of the Cedar in Officer Grade
- American Order of Merit
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- Order of the Throne of Marrakech in grade of grand officer
- Medal of the Eagle for aviation in excellent class
- Golden Commemorative Medal of his Holiness Pope Leon XIII of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem
- Lebanese Order of Merit, order of Commandor
- Commemorative Medal
- Medal of Competence from the Minister of the Interior
- Brazilian National Order of Merit in grade of grand officer
- Haitian National Order of Honor and Merit in grade of Grand Cordon
- Senegalese National Order in grade of grand officer
- Ethiopian Grand Cordon
- Jordanian Medal of Independence in 1st grade
- National Order of the Cedar in grade of grand officer
- Military Medal
- Felicitations of the Prime Minister
- Commendation for the troop
- Felicitations of the Commander of the Mount Lebanon region