MIKATI PUSHES FOR ELECTING NEW PRESIDENT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, on Wednesday stressed that “independence does not only mean liberating one’s land from foreigners, but it is also a blessing and a responsibility that must be preserved”.

The Caretaker Prime Minister went on to stress the need to elect a Head of State, “the symbol of the country’s sovereignty”, as soon as possible.

The Prime Minister’s words came during his inauguration of a cultural celebration at the UNESCO Palace, marking Lebanon’s 79th “Independence Day”, which was attended by a host of ministers, stakeholders, and of ambassadors.

Source: National News Agency – Lebanon