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Saudi King, Crown Prince receive Lebanese Patriarch Bechara Rahi

Saudi King, Crown Prince recieve Lebanese Patriarch Bechara Rahi
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Lebanese Patriarch Bechara Boutros al Rahi, Tuesday, Al Arabiya reported on Tuesday.

Earlier, Saudi king Salman bin Abdulaziz received earlier today the Lebanese Maronite Patriarch at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh.

The meeting tackled brotherly relations between the Saudi kingdom and Lebanon and confirmed the importance of different religions and cultures in strengthening tolerance, rejecting violence, extremism and terrorism and achieving peace and security for the region’s people and the world.

A number of Saudi ministers including Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir and Gulf Affairs Minister Thamer al-Sabhan attended the reception.

The Lebanese patriarch’s visit is historic as it’s the first time a Maronite Patriarch visits the kingdom.

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri also welcomed Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros al-Rahi during this landmark visit to Riyadh.