Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has met Lebanese President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister Saad Hariri and discussed the ongoing civil war in Lebanon, his organisation said here Wednesday. The spiritual leader, who was visiting the Middle East country after 15 years, also met Lebanese scholars, policymakers and the general public, an AOL statement said.
The AOL founder had in the past visited Jordan and Lebanon as part of his peace mission, it added. The foundation had been operational in refugee camps in Tripoli since last 2 years, it said. Aoun lauded Ravi Shankar's efforts in conflict resolution in the region, the AOL said.
International Association For Human Values, founded by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, has been working with the locals and the refugee communities, including Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan to provide rehabilitation and trauma relief with a vision to help them rebuild their lives more meaningfully, it said.
(With inputs from agencies.)