Lebanese PM and UAE envoy discuss bilateral ties

Abu Dhabi, Jan 4 (IANS/WAM) Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri and UAE envoy Hamad Saeed Sultan Al Shamsi discussed bilateral relations and issues of mutual interest between the two countries here, the media reported on Wednesday.

The UAE ambassador congratulated Al Hariri after his government won a parliamentary vote of confidence, wishing him and his country stability and prosperity, WAM news agency reported.

The ambassador also offered his condolences on the loss of Lebanese nationals who were killed in the Istanbul terrorist attack on January 1, stressing the UAE’s stand against terrorism, and wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

The Prime Minister sent his greetings to the UAE leadership, and hailed the strong and historical relations between the two countries.