Kanaan: Budget Draft Must Be Discussed in Cabinetإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
MP Ibrahim Kanaan on Thursday said the state budget draft “must be discussed in Cabinet,” stressing that discussions must be conducted within the constitutional institutions.
Kanaan’s comments came after meeting President Michel Aoun at Baabda Palace, he said: “President Aoun is determined to finalize the state budget draft, and all the ideas being circulated (about slashing the budget and cutting state employee pays) are mere ideas.”
The MP stressed that the budget must be put on the Cabinet table for discussion in order for “everyone to express transparently their points of view. Then, a decision that serves Lebanon’s interest can be taken.”