Former Lebanese PM Congratulates Saudi Arabia on National Day

Saturday, 21 September, 2019 - 09:30
Asharq Al-Awsat

Lebanese former Prime Minister Najib Mikati congratulated on Saturday Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, on the occasion of Saudi Arabia’s 89th national day.

In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency, he said: “Every day we sense the deep relations between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.”

These firm ties are distinguished by honesty and the highest levels of rapprochement and understanding, he remarked.

Saudi Arabia will remain Lebanon’s “older brother” and it seeks at all Arab and international arenas to preserve its security, stability and unity, he added.

“On the occasion of national day, we renew our gratitude to successive initiatives the Kingdom has proposed to help Lebanon,” Mikati said.

He underscored his support for Saudi Arabia’s efforts to preserve its sovereignty and oil wealth, hoping that the Kingdom will be protected against harm.

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