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Lebanese president in Saudi

Lebanese President Michel Aoun will today begin an official visit to Saudi Arabia, his first visit to a foreign country as head of state. Lebanese politicians believe the visit will emphasise Lebanon’s Arab identity and boost historical relations between the two countries, amid national hopes that the visit will result in the revival of Saudi support for the military establishment and security forces. President’s entourage Minister of the Interior Nohad Al-Machnoukl Minister of Foreign Affairs Gebran Bassil Education Minister Marwan Hamade Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil Minister for Economy and Trade Raed Khoury Minister of State for Presidential Affairs Pierre Raffoul Information Minister Melhem Riachy Defence Minister Yacoub Sarraf Lebanon’s Minister of Information Melhem Riachy described Aoun’s visit as “positive” […]