The Lebanese president assigns Hariri to form the government

Thursday 22nd October 2020 - 14:13

 The Lebanese president assigns Hariri to form the government

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Today, Thursday, Lebanese President Michel Aoun commissioned the leader of the Future Movement, Saad Hariri, to form a new government, after he obtained the majority of the votes of parliament in his parliamentary consultations.

This comes after the end of binding parliamentary consultations to select Hariri from the required majority of votes that would allow him to start the authoring process.

And according to Arab media, 64 parliamentarians named Hariri to form the new Lebanese government, before the end of parliamentary consultations in the Baabda Palace.