Presidency’s press office: Aoun received from Hariri initial format for new government

President of the Republic, Michel Aoun, received this afternoon from Prime Minister-designate, Saad Hariri, an initial format for the new government, a statement by the press office of the Presidency of the Republic indicated on Monday.

"The President made several remarks on the format, according to the principles and criteria which he has determined regarding the form of the government, as well as according to Lebanon's interest," the statement added.

"The President will keep on consultation with the PM-designate in preparation for an agreement on the new government's lineup," it concluded.

Source: National News Agency