Ministry of Culture, Directorate General of Antiquities, Lebanon

The Directorate General of Antiquities (DGA) is a Lebanese government directorate, technical unit of the Ministry of Culture and is responsible for the protection, promotion and excavation activities in all sites of national heritage in Lebanon. The Directorate General is split into several different direct directorates including: Directorate of Archaeological Monuments and Built Heritage; Directorate of Archaeological Excavations; and Directorate of Movable Archaeological Property. (Wikipedia)

The tasks of the Directorate General of Antiquities include: development and implementation of policies, plans, programmes and activities; monitoring cultural property and proposing laws, regulations and measures for ownership, preservation and use; organising conferences, seminars and meetings; and training in archaeological excavation, documentation and restoration. (Ministry of Culture)