Former Prime Minister Najib Mikati announces candidates for all 11 seats in northern Lebanon’s Tripoli, Minyeh and Dinnieh electoral district in Tripoli, Sunday, March 18, 2018. (The Daily Star/HO)
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Former Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced candidates for all 11 seats in northern Lebanon's Tripoli, Minyeh and Dinnieh electoral district, that will run as a full list for his Azm party.Mikati hit the main talking points concerning Tripoli, including calls for developing its Special Economic Zone, expanding its port, and making it the "economic capital" of Lebanon.The former prime minister is likely the richest man in Lebanon, with an estimated net worth of $2.7 billion, according to Forbes.Mikati's "solidarity" parliamentary bloc currently consists of only him and MP Ahmad Karami.
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