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CABINET APPROVES 2024 STATE BUDGET, CONVENES SATURDAY TO DISCUSS WAGES OF RETIRED MILITARY AND PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYEES


The Cabinet on Thursday convened in session at the Grand Serail under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Najib Mikati.

At the outset of the session, Mikati emphasized “the importance of holding the Cabinet meeting under the current circumstances facing the country.”

Following the Cabinet session, Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced the approval of the 2024 budget, adding that it will be immediately implemented.

“We have decided to hold an extraordinary Cabinet session next Saturday to continue discussions on the situation of retired military personnel and public sector employees,’ Mikati added.

Furthermore, it was announced that Brigadier General Hassan Audi has been appointed Chief of Staff of the Army.

Source: National News Agency – Lebanon

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