Maronite Patriarch Bechara Rahi said that the Independence Day "is restoring this year its glamour and value with the election of new President for the Republic General Michel Aoun."
Patriarch Rahi on Friday visited Baabda Palace and met with President Aoun.
"The Independence Day forms the base of our dignity as Lebanese in a nation enjoying full independence and sovereignty," said Rahi.
Separately, President Aoun received MP Hadi Hbeich and discussed with him the general situation.
Besides, the President received today the credentials of seven ambassadors of the following countries: Canada, Iraq, Cyprus, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Austria and Czech.
Source: National News Agency