Karami’s funeral procession makes several stops, officials pour in

JANUARY 2, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Late Prime Minister Omar Karami’s funeral convoy made a few stops on its way to Tripoli, including Beirut, Jounieh, Jbeil, Batroun, and Qalamoun, whose residents insisted to hold the deceased’s tomb and walk through the city streets while carrying it on their shoulders, NNA field reporter said on Friday.

Taking part in the funeral procession so far are Former Prime Minister Najib Mikati, Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, Education Minister Elias Bou Saab, MPs Samir Jisr and Mohammad Kabbara, and a big number of official figures, dignitaries, and popular delegations.