Speaker of the House, Nabih Berri, said in response to a question about the decree to open an extraordinary parliament cycle “not necessary”.

Berri received in Ain Tineh the newly appointed head of the new Saudi diplomatic mission in Beirut, Minister Plenipotentiary Walid Boukhari, after his re-assignment.

Discussions featured high on bilateral relations and the latest developments in the region, Bukhari said, underlining his country’s keenness on maintaining Lebanon’s security and stability.”

Earlier this morning, Berri met with MP Akram Shehayeb and discussed with him the general situation and the electoral atmosphere.

He also received the head of the Banking Control Committee, Samir Hamoud, and reviewed with him the financial situation.

Source: National News Agency