Majida Al Roumi accuses traitors for the assassination of Rafiq Al Hariri
Prominent Lebanese Majida Al Roumi is scheduled to hold a charity concert, which proceeds will go directly to the fight against illiteracy in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Egypt, under the patronage of First Lady Suzan Mubarak and sponsored by the Rotary Club. The concert will mark Majida’s first appearance after the assassination of Lebanon’s PM Rafiq Al Hariri and the singer appeared in mourning during the press conference held in Egypt for the event and was dressed in black.
During the press conference, Majida stressed that those behind Harir’s assassination are traitors inside Lebanon, whom with the help of outside powers committed the crime. She added that the conspirators must be found and severely punished for deceiving not Al Hariri, but all Lebanese citizens, and that condolences must be given to all of Lebanon and not only Al Harir, because he was the heart of Lebanon that was broken.
Majida assured that the assassination was aimed at the entire Arab nation and the only thing that can be done to console Lebanon is finding the traitors and throwing them out. The singer then went on to talk about her performance and stressed the importance of fighting illiteracy throughout the Arab world, reported the daily Middle East Online.
On a different note, Majida revealed that she has just completed placing the final touches on her upcoming album and is preparing for her trip to Budapest. The singer announced that she has chosen Budapest to shoot two music videos under the direction of Lebanese director Saeed Al Marouq.
The first video Majida will shoot is for the song “Al Hub Wal Wafa” (Love and Loyalty) written by Al Naser and composed by Abdul Rab Idrees. The second clip the singer will film is for the song “Bahibak Jidan” (I Love You Dearly) by late poet Nizar Qabani and composed by Marwan Khoury.