Lebanon commemorates Rafik Hariri’s 15th assassination anniversary

BEIRUT, Feb 15 (NNN-NNA) – Lebanon marked Friday,
the 15th assassination anniversary of former Prime Minister, Rafik Hariri, who was assassinated in a massivesuicide bombing in 2005, that destabilised the country.

In downtown Beirut political leaders as well as citizens gathered to lay flowers at Hariri’s grave. 

Future Movement leader, former Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, visited his father’s tomb early on Tuesday. 

A torch sculpture, that is part of a memorial that includes a statue of Hariri, was lit near the St. Georges Hotel, where the blast went off at exactly 12:55 pm. 

Future Movement held a commemoration ceremony at BIEL at 4:00 p.m. marking the occasion. 

Saad Hariri vowed to pursue his father’s path to face
the crisis prevailing in the country, MTV local TV Channel reported.– NNN-NNA