Historic: Maronite Patriarch on first ever visit to Saudi Arabia

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RIYADH: (Christian Times) – Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros al-Rahi is currently on a landmark visit to Saudi Arabia. This is the first ever visit by a Maronite Patriarch to Saudi Arabia. He has been invited on this visit by Saudi king Shah Salman bin Abdulaziz.


Analysts believe that al-Rahi’s visit is of a historic nature. Sources claim that he will discuss the regional crisis and Lebanon’s non-interference in the conflict during his visit.

It has also been reported that Bechara Boutras al-Rahi will see Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman during his visit.