Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros al-Rai, who arrived with the first ever visit to Saudi Arabia, held talks with king Salman and met with who left his post as Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad al-Hariri.
As reported by Saudi Press Agency, during the subject of talks with the monarch steel of the brotherly relations between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon. The parties agreed on the need to reject violence and to promote dialogue between cultures and faiths.
Meeting Patriarch al-Hariri took place in located in Riyadh, the residence of the former Prime Minister of Lebanon. The politician reiterated to the Patriarch that in the coming weeks, intends to return home, but his family will remain in Saudi Arabia.
After the conversation, al-Rai said that he understands the reasons that led al-Hariri to leave Lebanon and supports his decision to resign.