Interior Minister Marwan Charbel reacts during a press conference in Beirut, Saturday, July 28, 2012. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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President Michel Sleiman appointed Marwan Charbel as his military adviser, the former interior minister confirmed Sunday.Charbel succeeds Abdul-Muttaleb al-Hinawi in the post as the latter was appointed Youth and Sports Minister in Prime Minister Tammam Salam's new Cabinet.A number of Lebanese on social media also called for Charbel to assume the presidency, which will be determined in upcoming elections set for May 25 .Charbel, who held the post of interior minister for three years, had been working to boost the reach of local law enforcement and enhance security measures across the country.
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