Salam heads a Cabinet meeting in Beirut, Friday, June 24, 2016. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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The Cabinet Friday tasked the Council for Development and Reconstruction with preparing an analytical study and a general plan for all the projects it has implemented and is implementing after some ministers accused the CDR of being selective in carrying out projects. The Cabinet decision came after some ministers claimed that projects in Mount Lebanon have been ignored by the CDR, the official arm that carries out government projects. All these remarks prompted the Cabinet to task the CDR with presenting an analytical report on its projects within one month.The Cabinet session was devoted to discussing a detailed report presented by Jisr on projects that have been implemented or are being implemented by the CDR, Information Minister Ramzi Joreige told reporters after the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Tammam Salam at the Grand Serail.Joreige revealed that the Cabinet will hold two meetings next week.Azzi's participation in the Cabinet session came a week after Kataeb Party chief Sami Gemayel announced the resignation of the two Kataeb ministers from the Cabinet: Azzi and Economy Minister Alain Hakim.
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