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

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