President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, received Head of the Evangelical Community in Lebanon and Syria, Reverend Joseph Kassab, today at Baabda Palace.

General affairs and current political developments in light of the living and economic conditions which Lebanon is witnessing were deliberated in the meeting.

MP Edgar Traboulsi and Judge Fawzi Dagher also attended the meeting.

The gathering which Pope Francis called for on the first of next July, for heads of Christian churches in Lebanon under the title “For Peace in Lebanon”, was also addressed especially since Rev. Kassab will participate in it with the heads of other Christian sects.

In parallel, the President presented his view of the events and developments taking place in Lebanon and a number of countries in the region, expressing his appreciation for the initiative of the Holy Father and his constant interest in Lebanon and its people, in addition to the prayers he raises from time to time for Lebanese stability and the promotion of peace and coexistence among the Lebanese.

In addition, Rev. Kassab stated that he listened carefully to President Aoun’s point of view, his vision, and the foundations which should be adopted to preserve Lebanon’s role in its surroundings and the world.

Source: National News Agency

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President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, received Head of the Evangelical Community in Lebanon and Syria, Reverend Joseph Kassab, today at Baabda Palace.General affairs and current political developments in light of the living and economic conditions which Lebanon is witnessing were deliberated in the meeting.MP Edgar Traboulsi and...