Aoun in front of Diplomatic corps: We are in need of new mentality and profound change

President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, stressed on Wednesday the need for a new mentality and profound change in a bid to rebuild the nation.

“No nation can be set right without principles and feeling with the other,” President Aoun said on Wednesday during his reception of members of the Consular corps in Lebanon, who paid him a visit at Baabda palace to well-wish him on the New year and the festive season. The President underlined the need for paying close attention to the various segments of the Lebanese society, calling on every individual to feel with the other and contribute in the state building in accordance with laws and regulations in effect.

Aoun highlighted the importance of action to mobilize all state institutions and sectors, expressing satisfaction regarding the commitment by all to realize this end.

The meeting took place in the presence of Foreign Ministry Secretary General Ambassador Wafic Rhaimi.

The President also met with a delegation of the “Democratic Gathering” dispatched by Progressive Socialist Party Head MP Walid Jumblat, to relay to the President the Gathering’s viewpoint on the currently undertaken contacts to agree on a new election law.

The delegation comprised of MPs Wael Abu Faour, Ghazi Aridi, Akram Shehayeb, Alaa Deine Terro and Henry Helou.