MP Fouad Siniora attends a press conference at the Parliament in Beirut, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Parliament is set to approve the public sector's long-awaited salary scale bill during its legislative session Wednesday, former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora said Monday.Siniora said he and Future MPs would attend the Parliament session which Speaker Nabih Berri called for Wednesday to discuss and endorse the wage hike bill.Khalil, from Berri's bloc, had also met several times with Nader Hariri, chief of former Prime Minister Saad Hariri's office, to remove obstacles blocking the approval of the bill.Siniora's remarks came shortly after Berri chaired a meeting of Parliament's Secretariat to prepare the agenda for Wednesday's session. In addition to the salary scale bill, the session will study draft laws pertaining to loan agreements between Lebanon and foreign banks, while discussion of Eurobonds and the 2014 draft state budget has been postponed to other sessions.
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