Cabinet convenes in session, Salam reminds …

NNA – The Council of Ministers convened in session at the Grand Serail on Thursday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Tammam Salam.In the wake of the meeting, Information Minister Ramzi Jreij said that the three-hour long meeting ended up with the ministers’ approval of a number of official decrees.”At the beginning of the session, the Prime Minister reminded of the paramount importance of electing a president, especially now that the long period of void has crippled the work of constitutional institutions,” Jreij said.The Minister also said that the session had tackled the issue of deported Lebanese families from a number of UAE countries.”The Prime Minister said that he had discussed the matter with the Prime Minister of the UAE who applauded the substantial role of the Lebanese communities in UAE countries,” Jreij added, relaying the Prime Minister’s pledge to follow up on each individual case.============R.H.