Maronite Patriarch, Bechara Boutros Rahi, on Friday urged the government to accelerate economic recovery, halt public funds' squandering and combat widespread corruption in state administrations.
Patriarch Rahi's words on Friday chaired the mass service held in Bkirki, marking the closing of the Caritas Conference, and the launching of the solidarity campaign and Lent 2019.
The Mass was attended by Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle, President of Caritas Internationalis, the Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon, Joseph Spiteri, MPs ChamelRoukoz and Mario Aoun, as well as scores of political, military, and diplomatic dignitaries.
Rahi urged the government to deal with the simmering recessions witnessed in the business sector.
Source: National News Agency