FUTURE BLOC HAILS GOVERNMENT’S RESOLVE TO ACCOMPLISH 2018 STATE BUDGET

Future bloc on Tuesday held its periodic meeting at the Central House, chaired by bloc head Fouad Siniora.

The meeting broached most recent developments in Lebanon and the broad region.

The bloc underlined commitment to the positions and orientations proclaimed by Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, in his speech during the 13th commemoration of the martyrdom of late PM Rafic Hariri, in Biel. The bloc also emphasized the political position stated by PM Hariri based on the principles and values of independence, freedom, sovereignty and moderation, in addition to adherence to the Taef Accord and Islamic-Christian mutual coexistence.

On the other hand, the bloc hailed the government’s resolve to accomplish the 2018 draft state budget, saying such a matter restores financial regularity to the Lebanese state and emphasizes financial discipline which would boost economic growth rates, reduce budget deficit and strengthen Lebanon’s implementation of reform measures at the economic and financial levels.

Source: National News Agency