House Speaker, Nabih Berri, on Wednesday received at his Ain El-Tineh residence Head of the Finance and Budget House Committee, MP Ibrahim Kanaan, in the wake of Speaker Berri’s call for a meeting by the Parliament’s bureau on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.

The visit was a chance to discuss the country’s financial situation, in general, and the financial legislations and draft laws on the agenda of the Parliamentary Finance and Budget Committee, in particular.

They agreed on a mechanism to follow up on these dossiers and to develop a common vision in this regard.

Kanaan said that the meeting was positive, indicating there will be practical steps regarding legislations that ensure economic and financial support in these difficult circumstances impacted by citizens, especially low income classes and owners of small and medium enterprises.

Kanaan said he sensed the Speaker’s keenness and determination to protect depositors, and not to tamper with the savings of the Lebanese under any slogan, rubric or legislation.

Source: National News Agency

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