Lebanon News

Downtown Beirut roads to close for Parliament

BEIRUT: The Internal Security Forces announced Tuesday a series of traffic measures that would be implemented while Parliament sessions take place over the next two days. 

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

Additionally, the area from the neighborhood of Zoqaq al-Blat to Riad al-Solh Square and the Markaziah Building will be cordoned off, as well as the area between the An-Nahar Building and Banks Street. The ISF has asked motorists to follow police instructions.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 14, 2014, on page 4.




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