Halki offers condolences on late Karam

JANUARY 2, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Syrian Prime Minister, Wael al-Halki, cabled condolences to former Minister, Faisal Karami, over the death of his father, former Prime Minister, Omar Karami.

“We received the sad news this morning of the death of your father, Omar Karami, after a long march of national and humanitarian work, and dedication in the service of Lebanon and the Arab nation,” al-Halki said in his cable.

The Syrian Premier said that the late Karami will leave an empty place, whereby his merits will be missed, notably his wisdom, insight, determination and tenacity in defense of national and patriotic interests of Lebanon and the Arabs alike.