BEIRUT: Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri took part in his maternal grandmother’s funeral in London Thursday, a statement from his media office said. Hariri, who arrived in London in the morning, flew there to participate in the funeral services of his grandmother Nazira Abdel-Razzak Hassoun. The statement also said Hariri’s grandmother had passed away earlier this week after a long battle with illness. She was 85.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 28, 2012, on page 3.