Geagea: Preparations Ongoing for Elections; LF Candidate, Hawat, Embraced in Jbeil
Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea held meetings in Maarab with LF cadres in the Jbeil area where talks highlighted the preparations for the upcoming parliamentary elections noting that the party's candidate for the Maronite seat, Ziad Hawat, is widely accepted in Jbeil, the National News Agency said on Wednesday.
The meeting was held in the presence of LF Executive Committee member Elie Bragid, Assistant Secretary for Regional Affairs Joseph Abu Joudeh and LF coordinator of the Jbeil region Charbel Abi Akel, NNA said.
Discussions highlighted the preparations for the polls.
“LF candidate Ziad Hawat is widely accepted in the area of Jbeil. We have to continue preparations for the polls but at a faster pace in order to reach the desired goal,” said Geagea.
Lebanon parliamentary elections are scheduled on May 6, 2018.
Hawat was sworn in as Jbeil Mayor in 2010 upon record breaking number of votes in the history of the municipal elections in the city.