Lebanese President calls for meeting to name new PM


Lebanese President calls for meeting to name new PM

2019/12/04 | 18:40 - Source: Baghdad Post

(ThisDay | Iraq News Now)-

Lebanese President Michel Aoun called for formal consultations on Monday with lawmakers to designate a new prime minister, a statement from the presidency said on Wednesday.Aoun is required to designate the candidate with the greatest support among Lebanon's 128 lawmakers.

The prime minister must be a Sunni Muslim according to Lebanon's sectarian system of government.Saad al-Hariri, the outgoing prime minister, quit on Oct.

29 in response to protests against the ruling elite.



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