Grand Mufti of the Republic, Sheikh Abdul Latif Derian welcomed, on Monday at Dar Al Fatwa, Saudi Royal Court Advisor, General Supervisor of King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Works, Abdullah Al Rabia'ah, in the presence of Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon, Waleed Bukhari, and accompanying Saudi delegation.
On emerging, Al Rabia'ah said he was pleased to meet with Lebanon's Mufti, deeming Saudi-Lebanese relations as deeply consolidated.
He also underlined the Kingdom's keenness to support relief and humanitarian programs for all refugees and underprivileged in Lebanon, stressing continued cooperation with Dar Al Fatwa and its affiliated humanitarian organizations, as well as governmental and community humanitarian organizations and institutions in Lebanon.
In reply to a question, Al Rabia'ah said "everyone is optimistic about the future of Lebanon," emphasizing that friendly countries to Lebanon, notably Saudi Arabia, support Lebanon's development and advancement.
Mufti Derian, in turn, hailed the efforts undertaken by the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Works for the welfare of all the underprivileged in Lebanon and the Arab region.
Mufti Derian also presented Al Rabia'ah with Dar Al Fatwa's shield as a token of appreciation, who in turn conferred upon Derian the shield of the King Salman Center.