Salam chairs meeting on oil dossier

December 11, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) Prime Minister, Tammam Salam, on Friday chaired at the Grand Serail a meeting to discuss oil dossier, in presence of Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Arthur Nazarian, a delegation of the Petroleum Administration Committee, and lawmakers, among whom Head of the Public Works House committee, Mohammad Qabbani. "The meeting with Prime Minister Salam aims to activate the decrees…

Indonesian Ambassador visits Tourism Minister

December 11, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) Minister of Tourism, Michel Pharaon, welcomed, at his office in the Ministry on Friday, Indonesian Ambassador to Lebanon, Ahmad Khazen Hamedy, and a delegation of Indonesian MPs. Talks reportedly touched on the means to bolster tourism and trade relations between Lebanon and Indonesia. The visiting delegation asked Pharaon to enhance investment opportunities in Indonesia. SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY

Interior Minister: World should back moderate Islam

December 11, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) Interior Minister Nuhad Mashnouk stressed that "the world should support the moderate Islam". He said that Lebanon, despite all the political, economic and social challenges, in addition to the burden of the Syrian displacement, was able to develop a strategy enabled it to reduce the security and military risks coming from Syria. The minister added "the secret to the…

U.S. Ambassador meets Amine Gemayel over Kataeb’s position from presidential deadline

December 10, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) Former President, Amine Gemayel, met on Thursday with U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon, Richard Jones, over Kataeb Party's position from the presidential deadline. The meeting has also been an occasion to tackle the most recent political developments at the local and regional scenes. "This is my first visit to President Gemayel, and it has been a good opportunity to hold…
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