CAIRO: President Abdel Fatah al Sisi met Sunday with the Patriarch of Antioch, Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, Youm7 reported.
During the meeting, Sisi assured Egypt’s keenness and interest in maintaining security and stability of Lebanon, pointing out his country’s support to Lebanon amid current challenges, Presidential spokesperson Alaa Youssef was quoted by Youm7.
Rahi arrived in Egypt Thursday at the invitation of the bishop of the Maronites in Egypt and Sudan George Shihan. On Saturday, Rahi inaugurated the new headquarters of the Maronite Diocese and the Saint Maron Church in Cairo’s district of Heliopolis.
On Friday, Rahi met with Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese and Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed al Tayeb.