Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Justice Minister Salim Jreissati were two of the only Cabinet members present at Wednesday's Parliament session. (Mohamad Azakir/The Daily Star)
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Speaker Nabih Berri Wednesday is set to head a Parliament session to continue discussions on the first state budget in over a decade.The legislative sessions, to be held morning and evening daily through Thursday, came amid optimism that the state budget would be endorsed by Parliament, a move that would put an end to past years' uncontrolled extra-budgetary spending in the billions of dollars.Berri adjourned Tuesday's evening session at 9:25 p.m. until 11 a.m. Wednesday.
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