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Saudi Crown Prince meets Lebanese Cardinal

RIYADH, Nov 14 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud met Tuesday with the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and all East and Head of the Maronite Church in Lebanon Mar Bechara Boutros Al-Rahi, official media reported.
During the meeting, the two sides pointed out the important role various religions and cultures can play in boosting tolerance, renouncing violence and extremism, and achieving security and stability in the region and world, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
Earlier, the Lebanese Cardinal met separately with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and Lebanese former Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri.
It is the first time ever that a Lebanese Maronite Patriarch visits Saudi Arabia.