A member of the “Strong Lebanon” bloc, MP Asaad Dergham, held a series of meetings with officials in Canada. He met the head of the “Lebanese-Canadian Friendship Committee”, Canadian MP Faisal Al-Khoury of Lebanese origin in his office in Montreal, to congratulate him on his re-election as a member of the Canadian Parliament.
Dergham pointed out that “the landslide victory achieved by Al-Khoury is a source of pride for every Lebanese, and is evidence of the extent of confidence and success of the Lebanese in the diaspora, and their capabilities and competence that allowed them to assume positions of responsibility and gain the confidence of the people, and the economic and financial conditions in Lebanon were discussed, and the importance of helping The Canadian state for the Lebanese people with the formation of the new government. Al-Khoury promised to follow up matters “to provide all possible assistance to the Lebanese in this difficult stage.”
Dergham also visited North American Archbishop Joseph Al-Zahlawi, accompanied by the coordinator of the “Free Patriotic Movement” in Ottawa, Fadi Nimr, where they discussed the affairs of the North American parishes.
Dergham met Lebanon’s Ambassador to Canada, Fadi Ziadeh, at the embassy building in Ottawa, and they discussed the situation of the Lebanese community, the role of the Lebanese in diaspora, and the importance of their standing by their families in Lebanon in light of the current crisis.