Lebanon’s Information Minister Tarek Mitri briefed the media following the cabinet emergency meeting at the Baabda palace
The discussions mainly focused on the Municipal elections :
– The cabinet discussed the preparation for the elections and the amendments that could be made to the municipal electoral law.
– The cabinet reiterated its desire to hold the elections on time even if no agreement is reached on reforming the laws and agreed to use the previously printed ballots
– the cabinet debated proportional-representation system and how to guarantee representing all the Lebanese in the elections but no agreement has been reached on this issue.
– The cabinet decided to discuss other pending matters during its upcoming session on Wednesday, February 17