Cabinet approves 2017 state budget

Mon 27 Mar 2017 at 21:48 Politics

NNA - The Cabinet unanimously approved tonight the 2017 state budget as well as deficit reduction, Minister of Information Melhem Riachy told reporters following a session for the Council of Ministers, at the Grand Serail on Monday.

Riachy added that Minister of Finance Ali Hassan Khalil will meet with Prime Minister Saad Hariri Thursday, and hold a news conference to tackle all the details and figures regarding the budget.

Moreover, the Cabinet will meet in session tomorrow morning (10:00) at Baabda palace under the chairmanship of President Michel Aoun, to discuss a plan on electricity.


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