MIKATI ASKS FINANCE MINISTER TO PAY APPROVED SOCIAL AID TO MILITARY AND CIVIL SERVANTS

Prime Minister Najib Mikati on Wednesday asked the Finance Minister Youssef Khalil to ensure the payment of the social aid the cabinet has approved to the military and civil servants in the nearest time possible.

Mikati also signed a decree granting all workers and employees subject to the Lebanese code of labor a cost-of-living allowance.

The Prime Minister has earlier sponsored the launching of the Health Ministry’s plan on food safety.

The event was held at the Grand Serail, and attended by Health Minister Firas Abiad, Agriculture Minister Abbas Hajj Hassan, Industry Minister Georges Bouchkian, Head of the Pharmacists Order Joe Salloum, Head of the Physicians Orders Charaf Abu Charaf, among others.

Source: National News Agency – Lebanon