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Jul 18

Hariri receives General Electric delegation

Hariri receives General Electric delegation

NNA - The President of the Council of Ministers Saad Hariri received today at the Grand Serail a delegation from General Electric, accompanied by the US Ambassador to Lebanon, Elizabeth Richard.

The delegation,"...

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Jul 18

Parliament Holds Second Budget Session

Parliament Holds Second Budget Session

The Parliament convened for the second day in a row on Wednesday to discuss the 2019 state budget that aims to avert a financial crisis in the heavily indebted country by raising taxes and cutting public spending.

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Jul 17

Lebanon’s Hariri signals reservations over IMF proposals

Lebanon’s Hariri signals reservations over IMF proposals

Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri on Tuesday signalled reservations about International Monetary Fund (IMF) proposals for Lebanon which he said included floating the Lebanese pound, which has been pegged at its current level for more than two decades, Reuters reports.

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Jul 15

 Ferzli: State budget will be endorsed

Ferzli: State budget will be endorsed

NNA - Deputy House Speaker, Elie Ferzli, on Monday said that the 2019 state budget to be definitely endorsed, expecting detente following the crippled situation in the country.


'Detente is imminent and the budget will be approved,' Ferzli told Voice of Lebanon"...

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Jul 10

Indian Embassy participates in 'Nations Day Festival' at Zaitunay Bay

Indian Embassy participates in 'Nations Day Festival' at Zaitunay Bay

NNA - Embassy of India, Beirut, participated in 'Nations Day Festival' held at iconic Zaitunay Bay in Beirut on 5, 6, 7 July 2019.


In a press release by the Indian Embassy in Beirut, it said: 'The event was organized by Beirut Golden Awards and held under"...

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Jul 10

Jreissati tackles environmental affairs with Bazzi, Makary

Jreissati tackles environmental affairs with Bazzi, Makary

NNA - Environment Minister Fadi Jreissati met in his office this Tuesday with member of the 'Development and Liberation' bloc, MP Ali Bazzi, discussing with him environmental affairs.

The"...

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Jul 10

Nigeria Successfully Defends Rights in Dispute Against Switzerland

Nigeria Successfully Defends Rights in Dispute Against Switzerland

Nigeria won an important victory before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), in a decision handed down on July 6, 2019, in a case brought against the African state by Switzerland.

The Tribunal’s"...

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Jul 06

Kanaan relays Berri's absolute support for Finance Committee's legislative work

Kanaan relays Berri's absolute support for Finance Committee's legislative work

NNA - House Speaker Nabih Berri, on Friday received at his Ain El Tineh residence the head of the Parliament's Finance and Budget Committee MP Ibrahim Kanaan, and MPs Nicolas Nahhas, Yassin Jaber, Hassan Fadlallah, Alan Aoun, Ali Ammar and Ali Fayyad.


Speaking in"...

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Jun 27

Retired Servicemen to 'Besiege' Beirut in Protest at Budget Articles

Retired Servicemen to 'Besiege' Beirut in Protest at Budget Articles

Retired servicemen have decided to escalate their protests against the benefit cuts proposed in the 2019 draft state budget, vowing to block all roads leading to and from the capital on Thursday morning.

In a"...

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Jun 26

Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon received by minister in Beirut, discusses regional developments

Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon received by minister in Beirut, discusses regional developments

BEIRUT: Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid bin Abdullah Bukhari held a meeting with Lebanese Minister of Public Works and Transportation Youssef Fenianos at his office in Beirut on Tuesday.
During the meeting, they discussed regional and global developments and issues of mutual interest....

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