Hariri receives US Congress delegation and Qatari ambassador

NNA – The President of the Council of Ministers Saad Hariri received today at the Center House the Qatari Ambassador Ali bin Hamad Al-Marri.
The meeting focused on the latest local and regional developments as well as the relations between the two countries.

The Qatari Ambassador delivered an invitation from Qatar’s Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Thani to participate in the 17th Doha Forum to be held on May 14-15 in Qatar.

Later on, Hariri received at the Grand Serail a delegation from the US Congress headed by Senator Rodney Frelinghuysen in the presence of US Ambassador to Lebanon Elizabeth Richard. They discussed the developments in Lebanon and the region as well as the bilateral relations.

Hariri also received the Minister of State for Women’s affairs Jean Oghassabian and MP Nayla Tueni. He also met with Defense Minister Yacoub Sarraf.

He later on met with the Acting Executive Secretary of ESCWA Khawla Matar and discussed with her the work of the organization and its activities in Lebanon.

He also met with European Parliament member Michele Alliot Marie, French Parliament member Patrick Ollier and Ms. Inas Abou Ayyash, and discussed with them the situation in Lebanon and the region.