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NNA – President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, signed Decree No.7797 of May 26, 2021, to refer an expedited bill to the Parliament aiming to approve the financing card and open an extraordinary additional credit to finance it.

US Ambassador:

President Aoun met US Ambassador to Lebanon, Mrs. Dorothy Shea, and the new deputy of the US Diplomatic Mission in Lebanon, Mr. Richard Michaels, today at Baabda Palace.

The meeting addressed Lebanese-US relations and means of developing these relations, in addition to general affairs.

Congratulation Cables:

In addition, the President received a congratulatory telegram from Syrian President, Bashar Al-Assad on the occasion of Liberation and Resistance Day.

The telegram read: “I offer you and the Lebanese people my warmest heartfelt congratulations on the occasion of the Resistance and Liberation Day, the 21st anniversary of the great victory and the withdrawal of the Israeli occupation army from the Lebanese territories.

The liberation of southern Lebanon constitutes a milestone that confirms that the occupation, no matter how long it lasts, will end as long as the right-holders believe in their cause, cling to their rights and resist by all means. The Lebanese people and the resistance men wrote with their blood and soul the most wonderful epics of heroism. Their sacrifices will remain a beacon for all resistance fighters who reject occupation and humiliation. To you my best regards, with all the affection and appreciation”.

President Aoun also received congratulatory telegrams on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr:

President of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, Abdel Majid Tebboune, wrote: “It is my pleasure for me and our Islamic nation to receive the happy Eid al-Fitr, to express to you in the name of Algeria a people and government and in the name of myself, with sincere congratulations and best blessings, asking the Almighty to restore this blessed occasion on you with good health and wellness and on your brotherly people prosperity and for our whole nation in goodness and blessings, and more solidarity. Please accept, Your Excellency the President and my dear brother, my sincere words of appreciation and respect”.

Chairman of the Transitional Sovereignty Council in Sudan, Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan Abdul Rahman, wrote: “It is my pleasure to congratulate you on the blessed Eid Al-Fitr day sending my sincerest congratulations and best wishes. I ask God Almighty to bless you and your people with all good, happiness, security and prosperity, and on the peoples of the entire Islamic nation with goodness. Please accept with  highest respect and appreciation”.

Moreover, Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, and Kyrgyzstani President, Sader Zaparov, sent congratulations.– Presidency Press office



Source: National News Agency-Lebanon