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Saudi Embassy Holds Shawahid Exhibit, for the 1st Time, in Lebanon

Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia inaugurated here today an exhibit
under the title: Shawahid, the first of its kind, to be held, in
Lebanon.

The exhibition included rare stamps, from the collection of the
Lebanese Deputy President of the World Academy, in order to open a new
chapter, to refresh the collective memory and history binding the two
countries, especially, in the field of stamps.

Saudi Charge D'Affaires to Lebanon Waleed bin Abdullah Bukhari,
opened the exhibit, in the presence of the Gulf Cooperation Council
(GCC) member states' ambassadors and other diplomats accredited to
Lebanon, in addition to a host of cultural, media and socialite Lebanese
elite.

Addressing the ceremony, Bukhari valued the postal collection
displayed, during the exhibit, calling it a reflection of the basic and
official collective memory for the two brotherly countries and dating
their bilateral relations, through such rare post stamps, issued during
the reign of the founder King Abdulaziz Al Saud, through the visit of
late King Saud bin Abdulaziz to Lebanon, during the presidency of
President Kameel Shamoun, up to the time of King Salman bin Abdulaziz.

Such an exhibit embodies the embassy role, in activating the
intellectually mobility, a matter it used to enrich, since inaugurating
of the 1st Saudi-Lebanese Cultural Forum, in November 2016, in Beirut
and other cultural initiatives and functions that followed, Bukhari
concluded.

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