Caretaker Minister of Information, Dr. Manal Abdel Samad Najd, on Thursday mourned in a statement Journalist and Political writer, George Bashir, who died of COVID–19.
Minister Abdel Samad eulogized the late Bachir describing him as “the memory of the nation,” adding that “with his passing, the media struggle arena has lost a liberal voice.”
The Minister offered heartfelt condolences to the late journalist’s family, saying his absense is a loss for Lebanon and not only for his family.
Abdel Samad also mourned the passing of Journalist Issam Al-Jurdi, saying “media in general shall lose a great media figure, and economic media in particular shall miss one of its most significant analysts.”
Abdel Samad offered heartfelt condolences to the late journalist’s family.