Sheikh Abdel Latif Derian

Special Speaker sets Thursday session to elect new Lebanese president

Speaker sets Thursday session to elect new Lebanese president

  • Parliament will turn into an electoral body until a new president is elected to succeed Michel Aoun, whose term ends on Oct. 31
  • Lebanon’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdel Latif Derian said the new president needs to abide by the Taif Agreement and Lebanon’s Arab identity
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·