Egypt Mufti arrives in Lebanon

SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Egypt’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Shawki Allam on Tuesday arrived in Lebanon on top of a religious delegation to partake in the ordination ceremony of his newly elected Lebanese counterpart, Sheikh Abdullatif Daryan.

Representatives of Prime Minister Tammam Salam and Mufti Daryan, and a delegation of the Egyptian embassy in Beirut received the visiting cleric at Rafic Hariri International Airport.

Speaking to reporters, Sheikh Allam held out that stability and security would eventually prevail in Lebanon.

He confirmed that Egypt sided with Lebanon in the face of all “the movements that complicate this stability.”