Saudi Ambassador from Baabda: Sfeir Was a Pillar of Coexistence

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Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid al-Bukhari on Wednesday conveyed to President Michel Aoun the condolences of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, upon the passing of former Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Butros Sfeir, the National News Agency said.

Bukhari said on behalf of the Saudi leadership “Patriarch Sfeir was one of the most important pillars of peace and coexistence in Lebanon and the world," said NNA.

"I wished the President health, and I wished Lebanon more stability," Bukhari added.

Ambassador Bukhari also noted that the Saudi leadership had tasked him to represent the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the funeral of Sfeir in Bkirki tomorrow.