Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi, right, receives Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Ghazanfar Roknabadi in Beirut, Monday, April 7, 2014. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said he believed the next president could be "made in Lebanon," adding that there were signs that the presidential election would take place on time.The period to elect a new president in Lebanon began on March 25, two months prior to the expiry of President Michel Sleiman's term.Commenting on Hezbollah's boycott of a National Dialogue session called for by Sleiman last week, Nasrallah said that the president was no longer able to chair such sessions in light of his recent stances.In separate developments Monday, a parliamentary committee from Speaker Nabih Berri's bloc informed Berri about the outcome of visits it paid to Lebanese leaders and heads of blocs to discuss the possibility of convening a successful Parliament session to elect a president.Speaking to reporters after the meeting, committee member MP Yassine Jaber said Berri would call a Parliament session to elect a president in the second half of April. Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai praised the speaker's intention to call for a parliamentary session to elect a president.
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