Druze Sheikh Akl calls for dialogue to overcome obstacles, elect a president

SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Sheikh Akl of the Druze, Sheikh Naim Hassan, stressed on Tuesday the importance of the role of Dar al-Fatwa in protecting Lebanon.

Speaking during the inauguration of the Mufti of the Republic, Sheikh Naim Hassan called for making available all possible efforts to protect the country, preserve the values of the country as well as the national and human constants.

“Our priority right now is to condemn any speech that derives from hatred and rejection of others,” he said.

Druze Sheikh Akl called for frank dialogue as a means to overcome the obstacles and elect a president.