Report: Berri's Daughter May Be Appointed Lebanon's Ambassador to Syriaإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
Lebanon's Ambassador to Syria Michel Khoury will be referred to retirement at the end of December, which will prompt a vacancy in the post, reported the pan-Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat on Sunday.
It said that Speaker Nabih Berri's daughter, Farah, may be appointed as his replacement.
Diplomatic and legal complications however stand in the way of her appointment.
The daily explained that certain promotions by caretaker Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour in Farah Berri's favor need to be made.
Moreover, Khoury's replacement needs to approved by the entire government, it added.
The current state of affairs in Lebanon however are thwarting such measures.
Mansour is expected however to soon announce the promotion of 55 diplomats from category three to category two employees.
Farah Berri is currently a category three administrative employee.