BEIRUT: Officials sent Eid al-Adha greetings to the Lebanese people Monday and wished the best for the country in the times ahead.
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri extended his greetings to the Lebanese, particularly Muslims, on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, a statement from his press office said.
In his Adha message, the former prime minister asked God “to protect Lebanon from those plotting evil schemes and manipulating its stability and security, and to help the country and the Arab nation to overcome this difficult phase of its history.”
For his part, President Michel Sleiman sent his Eid Al-Adha wishes and hoped the occasion would give a space “for rational and calm thinking about the nation’s interest.”
Sleiman said that prioritizing the country’s interests over all others helps bridge the gap [between political rivals] to overcome this difficult phase and move forward toward stability and prosperity.”
Meanwhile, Prime Minister-designate Tammam Salam extended his greetings to the Lebanese, Muslims particularly, hoping the crisis the country is undergoing would pass.
He called on all Lebanese to prioritize the country’s interests “so that we can overcome all difficulties no matter what they were.”