(UPDATED) Funerals of Melhem Barakat

Sun 30 Oct 2016 at 17:12 Entertainment

NNA - The funeral of the esteemed Lebanese singer and composer, Melhem Barakat, was held on Sunday in Saint Nicolas Church in Achrafieh, where a Mass was celebrated for the repose of his soul.

Culture Minister, Raymond Araiji, represented the Speaker of the House and the Prime Minister in the Mass, which was celebrated in the presence of political figures, military and colleagues of the Lebanese musical icon.

Metropolitan bishop of the Greek Orthodox Church, Elias Audi, paid glowing tributes to the late, recalling his great artistic achievements for Lebanon.


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