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The Free Patriotic Movement: Lebanon urgently needs to speed up the adoption of reform laws

The Political Council of the Free Patriotic Movement (the political team of the President of the Lebanese Republic, Michel Aoun), announced that the option of shortening the mandate of the Parliament will become a compulsory act, even if it causes more time wasting, in the event that a government is not formed, and in light of the accelerating decay in the structure of institutions, and the government’s abstention She resigned from carrying out her duties in the conduct of business - as described by the movement, this came in a statement of the political council in the Free Patriotic Movement after its periodic meeting electronically headed by Representative Gibran Bassil.

The statement added that Lebanon is in dire need to expedite the adoption of reform laws, calling on the parliamentary blocs to discuss the proposal of the law, which was submitted by the Strong Lebanon Bloc to rationalize support and provide a financing card for needy families to benefit from, and the Council expressed its great concern that procrastination - as he described it - would lead to the formation of a government. Effective rescue to reach the point of no return in the path of financial collapse and the resulting livelihood risks and social unrest.

The Political Council of the Free Patriotic Movement renewed the call of the president in charge of forming the government to carry out his constitutional and national duties, on the basis of the French initiative and the requirements of the International Monetary Fund, with its exceptional support this time, that no party should have more than eight ministers.

The Political Council of the Free Patriotic Movement renewed its conviction that the President of the Republic should call for a dialogue in which parliamentary blocs would participate to discuss options and priorities for reform, to complete the formation of the executive authority, and to address the fateful challenges facing the Lebanese.

The Council touched on the decision of the Central Bank of Lebanon to give depositors part of their rights with banks, stressing that it is in line with the spirit of the State Shura Council’s decision to give the depositor his rights in the currency he deposited.

There is widespread debate in the country about dissolving the Lebanese Parliament and calling for early parliamentary elections, as a solution to the political deadlock and obstructing the formation of a new government headed by Saad Hariri, head of the Future Movement, who was commissioned by President Michel Aoun to form the government last October after binding parliamentary consultations, but the formation of the government faltered. Due to differences over a number of ministerial seats between the designated prime minister and the president of the republic, the presentation of the new government to the parliament to gain its confidence requires the approval of the president of the republic.