| 2 December 2022, Friday |

PM Mikati chairs meeting over 2023 state budget

Caretaker Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, on Monday chaired a meeting at the Grand Serail in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister, Saadeh Al-Shami, Caretaker Minister of Finance, Youssef Al-Khalil, Director General of the Ministry of Finance, George Maarawi, Mikati’s Advisor, former Minister Nicolas Nahas, and Economic Advisor Samir Daher..

The meeting reportedly continued discussing preparations for the 2023 state budget.

On another level, Caretaker Premier Mikati met at the Grand Serail with Caretaker Minister of Tourism, Walid Nassar.

The pair discussed the current general situation and the latest developments regarding the maritime border demarcation and the new government formation.

Mikati later received at the Grand Serail the Director of the North Africa and Middle East Department at the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Anne Gueguen, at the head of a delegation, in the presence of French Ambassador to Lebanon, Anne Grillo

The PM later received former MP Bahiya Hariri, and Head of Saida Municipality, Mohammad Saudi.

Mikati also met with MP Amine Sherri, during which they discussed the current general situation.

Premier Mikati then received respectively MP Wael Abu Faour, and then Lebanon’s Ambassador to Egypt, Ali Al-Halabi.

  • NNA