Caretaker Minister of Information, Melhem Riachi, patronized Saturday evening a Christmas recital performed by Diva Majida Al Roumi at St. Elias Church in Antelias.
The ceremony was attended by Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon, Walid Al Bukhari, who participated for the first time in Christmas celebrations in church.
In this context, Bukhari said: "We share with our people in Lebanon the joy of the holidays, the country that has gathered all the heavenly religions under its skies."
"We hold all good wishes from Saudi Arabia, and hope that Lebanon will always be a country of joy, peace and serenity," he added.
In turn, Minister Riachy said: "In light of the difficult economic situation we are experiencing, we are here to emphasize the importance of Christmas and the importance of Saudi Arabia's participation, represented by Ambassador Walid Bukhari."
Source: National News Agency