The Lebanese novelist Amin Maalouf honors

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New member of the French Academy, the Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf poses after being incorporated into the prestigious institution on June 14, 2012.

BEIRUT. President Michel Sleiman condecorará with an honorary medal of the highest degree to the prominent Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf, who has recently joined the prestigious French Academy.

Information Minister, Walid Daouk, who broke the news, also reported that you plan to print a commemorative stamp and the central bank prints money with his image.

The minister added that he made ​​several tributes to the writer, which is the first Lebanese to integrate the French Academy, the highest authority of the French language.

Founded in 1635 by Cardinal Richelieu, the French Academy has 40 members elected for life. Scholars, who called “immortal” in France, have a very active role in representing the French language in the world, through works such as making an official dictionary.

Maalouf said his choice “has profound meaning for Lebanon, as it honors one of their children.”

Born into a Christian family in Beirut, he worked as a journalist in that city, but moved to Paria in 1975, when war broke out.

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