Lebanon’s Minister of State Jean Ogassapian briefed the media on the emergency cabinet session that took place at the presidential palace in Baabda.

National Dialogue:

President Michel Suleiman said that national dialogue will convene on Tuesday March 9 .

Administrative appointments

Wednesday administrative appointments made by the cabinet were necessary and will play an important role in setting the mechanism for future appointments.

He added : The cabinet bears its responsibility for filling the vacancies.

– Prime Minister Saad Hariri stressed that Wednesday’s administrative appointments were positively received and that the cabinet will pass the remaining appointments as soon as possible.

– The cabinet discussed the appointments to the Banking Control Commission after the the CVs of candidates were distributed to the members.

-The cabinet appointed the following members to the Banking Control Commission: Osama Mekdashi as its head, and Ahmad Safa, Amin Awad, Mounir Elian and Sami Azar as its members.

Finance Minister Rayya al-Hassan, who distributed the CVs of the candidates, stressed their competence.

The Banking Control Commission members were unanimously approved by the cabinet.

Municipal elections:

– Cabinet unanimously adopted the draft municipal electoral law and transferred it to parliament.

– The draft law included the largest possible number of reforms.

– The municipal elections will be held in June. The president insisted on holding them before the summer tourism season.

– Interior Minister Ziad Baroud presented the report prepared by the ministerial commission on the committee to monitor the election.

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