Speaker of the House, Nabih Berri, on Tuesday met at his Ain Tineh residence with State Minister for Foreign Trade Affairs Hassan Murad, with talks reportedly touching on the general situation.
This afternoon, Speaker Berri met with a delegation of the Gathering of Muslim Scholars, with whom he discussed the overall situation in Lebanon and the broad region.
Speaking in the name of the delegation, Judge Sheikh Ahmad Al Zein said that the delegation stressed in front of the Speaker the need to address the simmering economic crisis with measures and taxes that do not entail low-income people and the underprivileged.
The delegation also underlined the dire need to safeguard national unity at this difficult stage, jailing the Speaker's national role in this regard.
Later, Berri met with Environment Minister, Fadi Jreissati, with talks reportedly touching on the current situation and relevant ministerial affairs, including trash and quarries' dossier.
Source: National News Agency