| 30 May 2024, Thursday |

Government’s atmosphere is positive.. awaiting Mikati’s visit to Baabda Palace

An-Nahar sources announced that Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati will visit Baabda within two hours.

The pace of news about a solution to the government file accelerated, from yesterday night till morning, until the Presidency of the Republic announced an upcoming meeting, this afternoon, between President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati, at Baabda Palace.

Amid this optimistic atmosphere, the dollar exchange rate recorded a noticeable decline to below 18 thousand pounds.

An-Nahar’s information indicated that “an exchange took place between Mikati and the head of the Free Patriotic Movement, Gibran Bassil, in distributing two names for two ministers, so that a Sunni minister would be from the covenant’s share and his movement, and a Christian minister would be from Mikati’s share.”

The information also talked about “persuading Hezbollah” Bassil to give the “Strong Lebanon” bloc confidence in the new government.

  • Sawt Beirut International