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…

Harb pledges Telecoms Ministry services shall not plummet

December 10, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) Tele-Communications Minister, Boutros Harb, confirmed on Thursday that the services of the Tele-Communications Ministry shall not tumble, no matter how the destiny and condition of the new year's mobile sector contracts turn out to be. The Minister's words came in the wake of a meeting with Prime Minister, Tammam Salam, at the Grand Serail, during which the pair held…

Bassil meets Kaag, Lassen

December 10, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) Foreign Affairs Minister Gibran Bassil on Thursday received at his office UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag and discussed with her the pressed UN efforts in favor of finding a political, peaceful solution to the Syrian crisis, turning back displaced Syrians to their homeland, and reconstructing Syria. Separately, Bassil met with EU Ambassador Christina Lassen who presented EU's…
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