SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 1 October 2022, Saturday |

What did Qurm reveal about negotiating with Ogero employees?

Via an interview with the ” Voice of all Lebanon” radio, Communications Minister Johnny Al-Qurm stated that the ministry is still negotiating with the Ogero Employees Union to reach a solution.

Qurm revealed, “There was agreement on three rightful demands out of the four, including transportation allowance and social assistance, while one demand is still pending and is related to the cost of living.”

He also explained that a meeting will be held with the union in the afternoon at Saray, in the presence of the caretaker prime minister, Najib Mikati, hoping to reach a final solution to the issue, praising “Ogero employees’ step to restart the centrals

As for the availability of funds, he indicated that “the reserve in the Ministry of Finance is currently zero,” and said: “We are obliged to secure imports before stabilizing spending, and this matter is up to the Minister of Finance, and the government as a whole is looking at how to secure additional resources for the treasury.”

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