Ten Parliament sessions since April have failed to elect a successor for President Michel Sleiman, whose term expired on May 25. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The Union Coordination Committee (UCC) might reconsider the correction of official exams, one of its leaders told The Daily Star Sunday, saying that the union acts in accordance with what is best for the students.Mahfoud said that the UCC will hold General Assembly meetings Monday and Tuesday, in which a decision will be made regarding the correction of the exams for Grade 9 and Grade 12 .Education Minister Elias Bou Saab decided Saturday to issue passing certificates to thousands of students who took official exams, after efforts failed to convince teachers to back down on their boycott of correcting the tests.The UCC leader said that the union will definitely confront plans to extend Parliament's mandate, not disclosing the specific method in which it will do so.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE