NNA - The President of the Council of Ministers Saad Hariri received this evening at the Grand Serail the Lebanese businessman Nizar Zakka who was released by the Iranian authorities, and congratulated him on his safe return to Lebanon.
After the meeting, Zakka said: “I came to thank Prime Minister Hariri for the efforts he exerted, for the stances he took and for his support. He did not spare any opportunity to ask all the Iranians who visited Lebanon about my conditions and he sent letters to all concerned parties to release me. I thanked him for his efforts and informed him about the efforts exerted by President Michel Aoun and the Director General of General Security Major General Abbas Ibrahim in this regard.”
He added: “I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone, especially Prime Minister Hariri, for all that he has done. He advised me about what I should do and I listened to him”.
Asked if he thanks (Hezbollah’s secretary general )Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, he said that he thanked all the Lebanese who helped him, the Lebanese state and everyone in the state who wanted to help another Lebanese citizen, adding that no conditions were imposed on him and that he came to Lebanon as a free innocent person.