Since 2000 the Directorate General of Antiquities (DGA) is part of the Ministry of Culture (previously Ministry of Culture and Higher Education).
Its missions include:
The Head of the Administration is the Minister of Culture (today Mr. Raymond ARAIGY).
There is no current Director General, Dr. Assaad Seif is the actual acting director; He is assigned by the Minister as the Coordinator of the ARCHEOMEDSITES project.
The DGA is composed of three departments (services):
Assaad SEIF, Ph.D
ICOMOS / ICAHM Expert
ICOM – Int. Observatory
Head of the Scientific Department
Coordinator of Archaeological Research and Excavations
Directorate General of Antiquities
Ph. : +961 1 612290 ext. 104
Fax: +961 1 612259