Former PM Mikati Seen As Possible Candidate For Premier Of New Government

SourceThe961
SectorEconomy
CountryLebanon

Former Prime Minister, billionaire businessman Najib Mikati, is seen as a likely candidate to take the reins as PM-designate and handle the grueling task of forming a rescue government in line with the French initiative. Lebanon has been without a fully functioning government for almost a year, and two designated PMs (Mustapha Adib and Saad Hariri) have already resigned. They both stepped down citing difficulties reaching an agreement with President Michel Aoun on the Cabinet formation.

For similar reasons, Mikati […]

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Former Prime Minister, billionaire businessman Najib Mikati, is seen as a likely candidate to take the reins as PM-designate and handle the grueling task of forming a rescue government in line with the French initiative. Lebanon has been without a fully functioning government for almost a year, and two designated PMs (Mustapha Adib and Saad Hariri) have already resigned. They both stepped...read more...