Lebanon’s Minster of Public Works Ghazi Aridi denied having any heated argument yesterday during the cabinet meeting with PM Saad Hariri .
” With all my respect to the Lebanese media no argument took place yesterday between me and the PM” he Aridi said today Tuesday during a tour in Jubeil with the Change and Reform MPs
Aridi added that he and Hariri “discussed the issue of renewal of contract for an airport contractor and we had a difference of opinion on whether this issue should be handled by our ministry or the Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR). My personal viewpoint was this should be handled by our ministry for many reasons . Our discussions were serious and we never had any arguments”. Aridi added : The PM is my brother and friend and I have a lot of respect for him and his family and specially the martyr PM Rafik Hariri “.