Rahi undergoes successful operation at Notre Dame Hospital in Jbeil

JANUARY 23, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON)Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rahi underwent on Friday morning a successful operation at Notre Dame Des Secours Hospital in Jbeil, to remove a mild bleeding in the head.

Scores of political, social, religious, military and syndical dignitaries visited the Patriarch at the Hospital to check on his health and wish him speedy recovery, notably Labour Minister Sejaan Azzi, Deputy Streeda Geagea, and Head of the General Maronite Council, former Minister Wadih Khazen.

In this framework, Rahi received several phone calls from political and official dignitaries checking on his health, notably House Speaker, Nabih Berri, Prime Minister Tammam Salam, former President Michel Sleiman, former Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, and former President Amine Gemayel.

Speaking to media reporters, Bkirki Information and Protocol Official, Walid Ghayyad, assured that the Patriarch is in good health condition, and the operation was utterly successful. He said that Rahi needs several days to recover.

SOURCE: National News Agency- Lebanon