Education Minister Elias Bou Saab arrives at the Parliament in Beirut, Thursday, June 19, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Education Minister Elias Bou Saab said Friday that the government would not be able to pay the Lebanese University professors' wages once moved from contracts to full-time employment, due to lack of legislative approval, the National News Agency reported.Bou Saab said Thursday that of the 4,000 contract professors, the university could only hire about 400 full-timers.Following the session, Bou Saab met with the protesters who were angered by the ministers' failure to act.
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