House Speaker Nabih Berri received this afternoon at Ain el-Tineh Palace, visiting Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, for a half an hour meeting devoted to discussing the government issue, political developments in Lebanon and the region, and bilateral relations between Lebanon and Qatar.
According to a statement by the Parliament Council, both Speaker Berri and the Qatari Foreign Affairs Minister “share the same views regarding the need to expedite the formation of the government as quickly as possible.”
Following the visit, the Qatari Minister left Ain el-Tineh without making any statement.
On another level, the House Speaker reviewed today the general situation prevailing in the country, particularly the political, social and health conditions, during a meeting with former Prime Minister Najib Mikati.
The Speaker also broached legislative matters and educational affairs during his meeting with Parliamentary Education and Culture Committee Head, MP Bahia Hariri.