Lebanese hold rally to condemn Qatar siege
(MENAFN- Gulf Times) Dozens of people in Lebanon held a pause solidarity with the State of Qatar in the capital, to condemn what the country is being subjected to from a number of GCC countries.
The participants in the pause called for lifting the siege off the State of Qatar, highlighting its distinguished role in the Arab and Islamic world.
They also highlighted the job opportunities it provides to many Lebanese.
They lifted the Qatari and Lebanese flags, as well as placards that highlighted Qatar's humanitarian efforts in aiding Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
They also lifted other placards that call on the siege countries to retract their positions and re-establish cohesion and brotherhood.
There were other signs that expressed gratitude to the State of Qatar for helping Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
Mohamed al-Haysan said in a speech that the day was one for loyalty and gratitude, one that they made to acknowledge what the State of Qatar's government and people gave to help Syrian refugees.
He added that the State of Qatar provided aid to people displaced by a vicious war.
He added that Qatar was there for the Lebanese people during difficult times, providing them with job opportunities in massive projects and in turn they are now standing by Doha.
He expressed his hope that the siege against the State of Qatar will be lifted.
He added that today's pause reflected Arab and Islamic sentiment, stressing that the State of Qatar gave a lot to the Arab and Islamic worlds with no return and so the siege must be lifted.
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