(Video) Hariri from Doha: Our Arab Region needs Stability…

Prime Minister Saad Hariri delivered a speech at the opening 17th Doha Forum in Qatar during which he said that “Lebanon faces difficulties represented by the presence of one and a half million displaced Syrians and half a million Palestinian refugee on its territories.”

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Hariri noted to the number of displaced and refugees in the country that reached almost half the number of the Lebanese citizens, saying that it raised the poverty rate to 30% and doubled the unemployment rate to 20%, and to more than 30% among the youth.

Earlier Qatar’s Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdel Rahman Al-Thani held a lunch banquet in honor of Prime Minister Saad Hariri and his accompanying delegation at the Four Seasons Hotel in Doha.

Hala Hayek