President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, met Deputy Prime Minister, Saada Al-Shami, today at the Presidential Palace.
The meeting addressed the work of the Ministerial Committee in charge of negotiating with the International Monetary Fund, and the ongoing preparations for this purpose.
Al-Shami explained that after the formation of the committee, a series of preparatory meetings were held, expressing hope that it would quickly complete its work to start negotiations with the International Monetary Fund soon, according to the desire of the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister and the members of the committee.
Archbishop George Khawam
The President met Archbishop George Khawam, who is elected to the Diocese of Lattakia, Tartous and their Melkite Greek Catholic dependencies, accompanied by Dr. Suhail Abu Hala.
Archbishop Khawam invited President Aoun to attend his bishop's ordination on Saturday, October 16, at St. Paul's Church in Harissa, headed by the Roman Catholic Patriarch Youssef Al-Absi.
For his side, President Aoun wished Archbishop Khawam success in his new spiritual responsibilities.
Source: National News Agency