Lebanese Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi announced new dates for the country’s parliamentary elections, calling on the nationals living abroad to be able to cast their votes on May 6 and 8.
The nationwide parliamentary elections will be held on May 15, Mawlawi said in a tweet.
“I have signed a decree concerning the House of Representatives elections in which employees engaged in the elections process can cast their vote on May 12,” Mawlawi added.
Earlier, Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati promised to hold the parliamentary elections as scheduled in March 2022.
“The parliamentary elections will take place on time,” Mikati was quoted in a statement issued by his office and also promised that “Lebanon will overcome the crisis it is going through with the solidarity of all its citizens.”
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