Berri, interlocutors tackle overall situation

Fri 12 Jan 2018 at 17:43 Politics

NNA - House Speaker Nabih Berri on Friday met at his Ain Tineh residence with Lebanon Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh, with talks between the pair reportedly touching on the current economic and financial situation.

Speaker Berri also met with Information Minister Melhem Riachi, with whom he discussed the overall situation.

The newly appointed Philippine's Ambassador to Lebanon also paid a protocol visit to Speaker Berri today.

This afternoon, Berri received Culture Minister, Dr Ghattas Khoury, who took up with the Speaker an array of matters related to the Culture Ministry, notably the project law on the protection of heritage buildings and archeological sites.

Minister Khoury underlined the paramount importance of endorsing such a project law as the sole means to protect heritage buildings from negligence and demolition.

Current developments also highlighted talks today between Speaker Berri and Kuwaiti Ambassador to Lebanon, Abdel Aal Qanai, who visited Berri at Ain Tineh.

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