Foreign Ministry congratulates American people on congressional elections

Lebanon's Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Wednesday congratulated in a statement the American people on the 2018 congressional elections, felicitating in particular the elected deputies of Lebanese origin Ralph Abraham, Darine Lahoud, Donna Shalala, Gareth Grafes and Charlie Crist.

The Ministry also congratulated Chris Senounou on his election as governor of the State of New Hampshire.

"Lebanon is proud of its expatriates who raised their country's name up high and were a role model of integration into host communities which paved the way for theirsuccess," statement read.

"This is a great victory for the Lebanese expatriate community and the Americans of Lebanese origin," Ministry said, hoping to work with elected officials to consolidate Lebanese-American relations, for the welfare of both countries and the happiness of both peoples.

Source: National News Agency