Roger Nasnas, the head of the Social and Economic Council poses for a photo during an interview with The Daily Star in Beirut, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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President of the Lebanese Economic and Social Council Roger Nasnas called upon the government Thursday to break years of stalemate and appoint a new assembly for the ESC.Although the lack of a full assembly has curtailed the ESC's activities, Nasnas said that he has been able to create momentum for the council by communicating and creating direct links with economic and social councils worldwide.Nasnas has also launched several workshops and conducted important studies in cooperation with experts in order to draw a clear vision that can be implemented upon the appointment of any government.Nasnas has also invited experts from foreign councils to review the law that was prepared by the Parliament for the establishment of the council.
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