Medal of Labour, in Gold
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The Medal of Labour was established by Government Law on November 20, 1959. The Medal is awarded in 3 Grades in recognition of service to Lebanese industry and commerce, or for the risk of personal life in the performance of duty. The award may also be known as the Medal of Work.
Victor Abou Saad, a senior official of the Electricity and Transport Authority, proposed the creation of the Medal of Labour for outstanding workers in their area of competence. He proposed a his own design to the Social Affairs Department and after two years after the creation of the medal, Saad was awarded the medal in the III Class.
The I Class is in gilt.
The II Class is in silvered metal.
The III Class is in bronze.
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