Hizbullah on Saturday called for a mass turnout to welcome Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during his visit in Lebanon next week. "We call on you to welcome President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday at 7:30 am (0430 GMT) all along the airport road," al-Manar television said.
"Lebanon is the country of resistance -- welcome to your family," said the voice-over to the television spot. Ahmadinejad's
Meanwhile, Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah briefly came out of hiding on Friday to plant a tree as part of his movement's campaign to encourage the Lebanese to go green. Nasrallah was shown on al-Manar digging a hole and planting a tree outside his home in the southern suburbs of Beirut.
The building was destroyed by air raids during the 2006 war with Israel.
Nasrallah, who was accompanied by the agriculture minister for the ceremony, said in a statement it was important for him to plant the tree at that location. He urged all Lebanese to follow his example and plant trees outside their homes