Syriac Maronite Patriarch al-Raï receives Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon

BETH KERKE, Lebanon — On Monday, in an effort to revive Lebanese–Saudi relations following the return of ambassadors from the Gulf states to Lebanon, Syriac Maronite Patriarch Mor Béchara Boutros al-Raï received, the Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid al-Bukhari at the patriarchal headquarters in Beth Kerke (Bkerke), Lebanon.

According to the Syriac Maronite Patriarchate’s website, the general situation in Lebanon was discussed in the meeting.

The Patriarch affirmed that the return of Gulf diplomats to Lebanon brings some sense of relief to the Lebanese people and re-emphasized the Arab countries support, which Lebanon needs more than ever, according to the Patriarch.

The Patriarch also received a delegation from the European Union mission to monitor the upcoming parliamentary elections.