Berry follows up with Chehayeb, Abou Faour trash dossier

October 28, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Speaker of the House, Nabih Berry, received on Wednesday Public Health Minister, Wael Abou Faour, and Agriculture Minister, Akram Chehayeb, in the presence of Finance Minister, Ali Hassan Khalil.

Talks reportedly touched on current developments regarding the ongoing contacts to resolve the trash crisis.

Minister Chehayeb pointed out following the meeting that they met with Prime Minister, Tammam Salam, on Tuesday and House Speaker, Nabih Berry, today, with both voicing their support since the start to seek a swift solution to this overwhelming problem. The said dossier requires continuous contacts with the concerned parties for our efforts to be fruitful.

“New ideas were proposed and a plan was accepted at the cabinet. Some of the ideas require a meeting for ministers to get out of the crisis. This is what I can say today, we should refer back to the authority of the state,” he underscored.

On the other hand, Berri met with the trade Union Coordination Committee, with talks reportedly touching on the salary and grade scale.