Ibrahim Kanaan speaks during a press conference at the Parliament in Beirut, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. (The Daily Star/Ahmad Azakir)
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The Free Patriotic Movement Tuesday said that Parliament is committed to endorsing reforms when it's time to vote on the 2018 budget.Reading from the FPM statement at the end of its weekly meeting, MP Ibrahim Kanaan said both Parliament and Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil have pledged to abide by reforms when voting on the budget.Khalil, along with Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh, met with Prime Minister Saad Hariri Monday to discuss economic and financial issues, when he was reported to have sent the 2018 draft state budget to the Cabinet's Secretariat General for discussion, which has been put off until the new year.
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