Hariri and Machnouk speak prior to the Cabinet session, Oct. 6, 2017. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Cabinet was Friday set to discuss 63 agenda items, most notably dealing with next year's parliamentary elections, during a session held at the Grand Serail under Prime Minister Saad Hariri.Despite Friday's scheduled Cabinet session, all eyes are on next week's parliamentary session, where lawmakers are set to discuss three draft laws: tax amendments previously approved by Cabinet, calls for delaying the public sector salary hike until new taxes are approved, and a solution to the extra-budgetary spending of previous years.
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