| 21 April 2024, Sunday |

“President and I share extremely similar viewpoints,” PM Mikati assures

President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, received Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati, this afternoon at Baabda Palace.

PM Mikati briefed the President on the atmosphere of consultations he conducted today in Parliament, which included various MPs and parliamentary blocs. The focus was on the formation of the up-coming government.

President Aoun and PM Mikati also discussed the contacts carried out to form the government, and they agreed on the need to speed-up this process.


After the meeting, the PM-designate made the following statement:

“His Excellency and I reviewed the parliamentary consultations that took place today with the blocs and MPs and I briefed the President on all conclusions .

As I said earlier this morning in Parliament, we need to speed up the requirements to form a government.

His Excellency the President and I maintain this pace of speed. I can say that we entered into some details, and our opinions are very similar, God willing, we will meet in successive meetings over the next two days, and we will witness a government soon”.

  • NNA