“Liberation and Development” parliamentary bloc member MP Yassine Jaber praised the progress over the oil and gas file, considering the meeting between Speaker Nabih Berri , Foreign Affairs minister Gebran Bassil and Finance minister Ali Hassan Khalil a “national accomplishment”.
Jaber called upon the “cabinet to haste to issue decrees regarding the gas and oil laws because Lebanon is in need for new news in this context to launch the oil workshop.”
He also called the cabinet to endorse the tax law regarding the gas companies that intend to explore gas in Lebanon.
Jaber praised Speaker Nabih Berri’s call to the president of the Public Works and Transportation committee to “present a draft regarding the exploration of land gas(…) to protect our oil and gas rights from the Israeli greediness .”
Source: National News Agency