SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 2 December 2021, Thursday |

Wednesday’s Public transport strike, suspended.

Head of the land transport sector’s union, Bassam Tlais, announced the suspension of the public transport strike, tomorrow, Wednesday.
In a statement, he revealed that after his meeting with Prime Minister Najib Mikati, that “support for the sector will start on 1/12/2021, with the items agreed upon at today’s meeting, and after finding funding sources for it.”
For his part, the head of the General Labor Union, Bechara Al-Asmar, stressed that “we insist on implementing the road transport plan,” explaining that “the decision was taken to lift the subsidy without developing alternative plans.”
He pointed out that “what is required of those concerned, is to hold meetings to secure subsidy, and not to lift it,” stressing that “we are suffering, and transportation problems are reflected on 90% of the Lebanese