JANUARY 1, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) “Dear fellow Lebanese and Arabs, I announce to you the loss of my father, my leader and my teacher, Prime Minister Omar Abdul Hamid Karami. He has taught us patience in times of trouble, belief in a united Lebanon, and preservation of Arabism. He has also taught us love for the usurped state of Palestine and loyalty to the land of Tripoli,” the son of Late Prime Minister Omar Karami, Former Minister Faisal Karami, said in a statement mourning Karami family’s big loss.
“Our sorrow is great, but our consolation is that we are true believers saying goodbye to a true believer,” Karami the son said in his statement, pledging to follow his father’s footsteps and policy approaches, in word and deed, till the last breath.
“Goodbye to the dearest man in my heart. Goodbye, Dad,” the statement concluded.
SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY-LEBANON