Mufti of the Republic, Sheikh Abdul-Latif Derian, contacted Sunday the United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Lebanon, Hamad Al Shamsi, congratulating him on UAE's 47th National Day and the inauguration of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Street in Dubai.
Derian wished the UAE "further progress, development and prosperity with its wise leadership, following in the footsteps of its founder Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan."
"The UAE is a source of pride and honor for all Arabs and Muslims alike," he said.
The Mufti concluded by deeming "the support and assistance provided by the UAE to many Arab and Islamic countries, especially Lebanon, is greatly appreciated by the Lebanese society in its entire spectrum."
Source: National News Agency