Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad Photograph:( AFP )
Assad won the election on Thursday with a majority of 95.1 per cent
Lebanon’s Hezbollah on Friday congratulated Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on winning a fourth term in office, it said in a statement.
"We hope that upcoming years will be a great opportunity for Syria to return to playing its natural and leading role globally and regionally," it said.
Assad won the election on Thursday with a majority of 95.1 per cent.