"Strong Lebanon" MP Ibrahim Kanaan on Thursday visited Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rahi, in Bkerki, with talks reportedly touching on most recent developments in the country, especially the financial and economic situation.
On emerging, MP Kanaan stressed the importance of the approval of the state budget draft 2020, saying such a matter assures the Lebanese people and provides the necessary funds for the functioning of state institutions.
In reply to a question about the delay in the call for parliamentary consultations, MP Kanaan said the importance of the existing consultations lies with their outcome, stressing that the solution should be political through a government and the adoption of a budget without taxes.
"Lebanon is capable of getting out of the crisis through a government and the endorsement of a budget without taxes and through reforms," Kanaan maintained.
The Lawmaker stressed the need for reason, integration and dialogue between the popular movement and political sides as a means to get out of the current crisis.
Kanaan also deemed the current financial situation as dangerous yet rescuing it still possible.
Source: National News Agency