Lebanon News

Parts of Downtown to be closed for Parliament

BEIRUT: The Internal Security Forces announced Tuesday a series of measures and traffic directives to be implemented during Parliament’s two-day legislative session starting April 9. 

According to the ISF statement, Banks Street in Downtown Beirut will be closed to motorists as of 7 a.m. and will remain closed until the end of the legislative sessions. 

The area from the Zoqaq al-Blat neighborhood to Riad al-Solh Square including the Markaziah Building will also be cordoned off, as well as the area between the An-Nahar building and Banks Street. 

The ISF has asked motorists to abide by the instructions of the police deployed in the area.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 09, 2014, on page 3.




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