BERRI BROACHES LATEST DEVELOPMENTS WITH MIKATI, MEETS UNRWA GENERAL COMMISSIONER, CALLS PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES FOR JOINT SESSION UPCOMING MONDAY

House Speaker, Nabih Berri, on Tuesday received at the Second Presidency in Ain al-Tineh, Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, with whom he discussed the latest political and field developments in the country. On emerging, Premier Mikati said he briefed Speaker Berri on the outcome of his contacts and meetings he held abroad over the situation in Lebanon and the developments in the region. Speaker Berri later received UNRWA Commissioner General, Philippe Lazzarini, in the presence of the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Dr. Dorothy Klaus, with discussions touching on the general situation in Lebanon and the region amid the escalating Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip and Lebanon, as well as the Agency's work programs concerning Palestinian refugees. On the other hand, Speaker Berri called the parliamentary committees of Finance and Budget, Administration and Justice, Education and Higher Education and Culture, National economy, Trade, Industry and Planning, Foreign and Emigrants' Affairs, Human Rights, W omen and Children, to meet in a joint session at 10:30 am next Monday, December 11, in order to study items on agenda. Source: National News Agency - Lebanon