The political body of the Free Patriotic Movement held its periodic meeting electronically, headed by Representative Gibran Bassil, and discussed its agenda and issued a statement, in which it considered that “the birth of the government gave the Lebanese hope that the country would enter a phase of relative stability and stop the collapse.”
The statement added, “As for the advancement and restoration of confidence, they require the government to assume its responsibilities by developing and implementing a financial recovery plan and carrying out reforms, starting with criminal audits, restructuring the banking sector, preserving depositors’ money, distributing losses fairly, and setting a transparent and realistic budget for 2022 that takes into account the adoption of radical financial reforms.” The House of Representatives keeps pace with this by approving the laws of capital control, disclosing the accounts of those in charge of public service, and recovering money smuggled abroad.”
The Free Patriotic Movement stressed that it would follow up on these issues with the government and pursue everything related to providing a social safety net by starting to work with the financing card and supporting employees in parallel with raising subsidies and providing the maximum amount of energy through the Electricité du Liban after the lies were exposed. The real waste is in preventing EDL’s capabilities to produce electricity and draining the reserves by purchasing diesel for generators, not to mention the ever-rising bills for generators that citizens cannot afford.
The movement considered that “Israel’s undertaking of any gas, extractive and production activity in the disputed area north of the 29th line is an attack on Lebanon, which requires taking executive measures to preserve the borders and rights in full.”
He stressed “the importance of holding the parliamentary elections on time and in accordance with the current law, including the right of the scattered to vote and representation in their place of residence, and to preserve their right to elect six representatives to represent them, rejecting any attempt to strike this right under any pretext, and considers the necessity of serious research into approving biometric voting.” And the establishment of a megacentre, which facilitates the electoral process and encourages citizens, residents and residents, to vote freely and transparently, away from any pressures.
He also stressed the need for “the judiciary and security forces to carry out their duties in pursuing wanted persons who are fleeing from justice and accused of smuggling and storing petroleum and nitrates, and the need for the judicial judiciary to pursue its serious investigation into the Beirut port explosion case, in order to find out who brought in and used nitrates and who is responsible.” in an explosion.”
He believed that “all those concerned should take the initiative to put themselves at the disposal of the investigation.”
The Free Patriotic Movement announced that it “is making the necessary contacts with those concerned to secure the abundant export of the apple season, this year, from which thousands of Lebanese live from its financial returns, and it is doing everything necessary to secure the fuels necessary for its preservation and cooling.”