Lawmakers gather at Parliament in Beirut, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri Wednesday called for the first legislative sessions to be held in more than a year in a bid to prevent Lebanon from losing millions of dollars in loans and grants.Parliament's Secretariat met Tuesday in an attempt to agree on the agenda of a legislative session intended to approve urgent draft laws, including the World Bank's $600 million soft loans.At last week's meeting, chaired by Berri, members of Parliament's Secretariat agreed to including 19 draft laws in the agenda, mostly linked to the state's finances and loans.
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