NNA - Caretaker Prime Minister, Dr. Hassan Diab, on Thursday chaired a meeting devoted to discussing the issue of maritime borders. The meeting was attended by Ministers Zeina Akar, Michel Najjar and Charbel Wehbe, in addition to former Minister Lawyer Naji Al-Boustani, PCM Secretary-General, Judge Mahmoud Makie, PM Advisor, Khodor Taleb, Brigadier General Bassam Yassine and Colonel Mazen Basbous.
The meeting deliberated on the proposal to amend Decree No. 6433 related to the exclusive economic zone on the southern borders with occupied Palestine.
During the meeting, Premier Diab stressed the need to expedite the resolution of this file. After the army delegation provided a detailed account of the file, the Minister of National Defense confirmed the endorsement of the draft decree she submitted to the PCM. The Minister of Public Works and Transport asked to be given some time to examine the project at maximum speed, in coordination with the Army Command, in preparation for the completion and signing of the file by the Ministers of Defense and Works, before it is submitted to Premier Diab for signature and referral to the Presidency of the Republic to issue the required exceptional approval.-- PM Press Office