called on all Lebanese to attend Sunday's funeral in Beirut General Wissam al-Hassan, head of the intelligence services of the internal security forces killed Friday in a suicide car bomb.
Sunni protesters have continued to demonstrate Saturday in several cities to denounce the murder of their co-religionist, they make responsible Shiite, Syria's allies.
Prime Minister Najeeb Mikati has submitted his resignation to President, who, however, asked to stay some time at his post. The head of government has established a link between the assassination of General Hassan and the discovery in August of a plot to destabilize Lebanon, case in which a former Lebanese minister and two senior military regime in Damascus were charged.
"You are all personally invited to visit tomorrow Martyrs Square to pray for Wissam al-Hassan," said Saturday on Future Television Saad Hariri, a fierce opponent of the Syrian regime and close to the general assassinated.
"We need to come across Lebanon, this Lebanon as Wissam al-Hassan was protected at the risk of his life against the plots of Bashar al-Assad and Ali Mamlouk," he added, citing the names of the Syrian president and one of his generals, chief of the national Security Syrian charged in August by the Lebanese judiciary.
Saturday morning, Prime Minister Mikati Nadjib announced that he had offered his resignation to President Suleiman but that he had asked him to remain at his post. The March 14 Alliance, a coalition of opposition party belongs to Saad Hariri, asked on Friday evening starting Nadjab Mikati and his government, which includes Hezbollah ministers pro-Syrian.