Lebanon opens registration for election candidates, PM in Egypt
Lebanon's Ministry of Interior and Municipalities opens registration for parliamentary election candidates while Lebanese PM Najib Mikati says that "the elections will represent an opportunity for Lebanon's youth to have their say."
The Lebanese Ministry of Interior has opened the open registration for parliamentary election candidates, starting from the 10th of January of this year until midnight of the 15th of next March.
El-Sisi to Mikati: Lebanon is in my heart personally
The Lebanese Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, announced that the parliamentary elections in Lebanon will represent an opportunity for Lebanon's youth to "have their say" and define their options in line with their vision of engaging in the desired national salvation workshop.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received Mikati at his residence in Sharm El-Sheikh, after the opening session of the "International Youth Forum" hosted by Egypt.
During the meeting, El-Sisi affirmed "total solidarity with Lebanon, especially in the hardship it is going through," expressing "Egypt's readiness to contribute to the delivery of Egyptian gas in accordance with the signed treaties." "Lebanon is in my heart personally and in Egypt's conscience," he said.
For his part, President Mikati stressed "Egypt's role and thanked it for Lebanon's support and the importance of sponsoring the process of general Arab revival."
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It is noteworthy that the Lebanese Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, arrived today, Monday, at the headquarters of the "World Youth Forum" in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, where he was received by the Egyptian President.
Iraq, Lebanon sign industrial cooperation MoU
The Iraqi Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources announced on Sunday that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for industrial cooperation with its Lebanese counterpart.
This development follows talks between Iraq's Industry Minister Manhal Al-Khabbaz and his Lebanese counterpart George Boujikian, according to a statement by the Iraqi Ministry.
The Ministry said the MoU details how cooperation between the two countries will take place, without providing more clarification.