Geagea stresses importance of Municipal elections in wake of the regional unrest


geagea on MTVLebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea stressed on Saturday the importance of the upcoming municipal polls in wake of the regional unrest.

In a statement on the eve of the elections the LF leader said: “I call for a heavy turnout in Beirut, the Bekaa, and other districts as the polls are a major victory for Lebanon.”

“Compared to what is happening in the region, Lebanon is persevering despite all of its political problems,” he noted.

“At the moment the municipal elections are a victory for our system.”

The municipal elections kick off on Sunday in Beirut and the Bekaa region. The Mount Lebanon polls will be held on May 15.

Elections in south Lebanon and Nabatieh are set for May 22 and north Lebanon and Akkar for May 29.