President Michel Aoun on Wednesday followed up on the latest developments regarding the reactions to the 2019 state budget law, in light of the meetings he had held within the past 48 hours and which led to the suspension of strike and protests in various sectors.
He also followed up on the ongoing government talks over the budget draft and the related amendments.
Within this context, Aoun met at Baabda palace with Minister of Labor, Kamil Abu Sleiman, with whom he discussed the latest political developments.
Following the meeting, the Minister told reporters he briefed the President of his plan to tackle the illegitimate foreign workforce in Lebanon.
Aoun later received MP Bahiya Hariri and head of Sidon municipality, Mohammad Saoudi.
Source: National News Agency