NNA - House Speaker Nabih Berri, on Thursday received at his Ain El-Tineh residence the Secretary General of the Tashnag Party, Head of Armenian Parliamentary Bloc, MP Hagop Pakradounian, with whom he discussed the general situation and most recent developments on the local arena.
On emerging, MP Pakradounian urged all political sides to place the nation's supreme interest above all other narrow considerations, amid the country’s simmering conditions.
Later, Speaker Berri met with Vice Speaker Elie Ferzli, who said on emerging that the visit was an occasion to discuss the ongoing crisis in the country and issues of national interest.
This afternoon, Berri received Bishop Boulos Matar.
On the other hand, Berri cabled his Egyptian counterpart, Hanafi al-Jibali, congratulating him on his election as head of parliament.