of Beirut, in his address Tuesday for New Year's, cautioned that the government of Lebanon must protect the rights of all its citizens.
From the article:
“As long as we belong to one nation we share the same fate,” Audeh pointed out.
He urged the government to kick off the appointment of top civil servants in state posts according to efficiency without referring to their religion or political affiliations.
(More about Met. Audeh here
. Also: the Metropolitan's name is spelled Audeh in the news article and Audi in the Wikipedia page.)