Donors who pledged $11 billion last year to improve Lebanon’s infrastructure need to be convinced of its commitment to implement reforms. Nothing has been done so far by the new government all we hear about daily is the infighting between the various factions in the disunited cabinet.
What is president Aoun up to in Moscow
President Michel Aoun reportedly decided that only his son-in-law Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil would accompany him on his first official visit to Russia on March 26, MTV reported
“Aoun’s picking of Bassil exclusively and the decision not to form a delegation as per custom might be linked to the intention of the president and the foreign minister to keep their discussions with the Russian officials under wraps,” MTV added
MTV sources said this could be linked to the presidential race, in which” Moscow will certainly be a key player.”
Usually the president is accompanied by a huge delegation whenever he travels on official trips oversease