Govt. Approves Military Council Appointments, Forms Electricity Committeeإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
The Cabinet formed a ministerial committee to follow through the electricity plan and approved key appointments to fill four empty posts in the Military Council during a session held Thursday at Baabda Palace.
Appointments to the six-member Military Council were earlier postponed due to conflict over the nomination of some candidates.
LBCI TV station listed members of the military council appointed during the session:
Brig. Gen. Amin al-Aram (Druze) as Army chief of staff.
Brig. Gen. Milad Isaac (Orthodox) inspector-general.
Brig. Gen. Elias Shamieh (Catholic) full-time member of the Military Council.
Brig. Gen.Mahmoud al-Asmar (Sunni) Secretary-General of the Higher Council of Defense.
According to LBCI, the Cabinet formed a ministerial committee to follow through an electricity plan.
According to the National News Agency, the Cabinet convened to discuss 59 items on its agenda, most notably the electricity plan prepared by the Ministry of Energy and Water; a draft on Petroleum Resources Law; the measures taken by the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities for the upcoming by-elections in Tripoli, the military appointments in addition to several urgent matters.
The meeting was preceded by a closed-door meeting between President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister Saad Hariri.