BEIRUT: Downtown’s Banks Street will shut down for two days while a Parliament session takes place nearby, the Internal Security Forces said in a statement Tuesday.
“Parliament convenes on March 19 and 20, so Banks Street will be closed … starting at 7 a.m. … until [the session] ends,” said a statement by the ISF General Directorate.
The surrounding area will also be closed off to traffic, ranging from the Zoqaq al-Blat Mosque down to Riad al-Solh and up to the Markaziah Building and just outside the An-Nahar building until Banks Street.
The statement asked citizens to respect traffic guidelines.
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