In this file photo, MP Ibrahim Kannan (R) speaks at a news conference, Friday, August 22, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Head of Parliament's Finance and Budget Committee MP Ibrahim Kanaan Thursday said the committee finished reviewing the budgets of the Education, Defense, and Economy ministries, taking into consideration the increasing challenge of hosting Syrian refugees.Turning to the issue of the Defense Ministry, Kanaan stated the committee's full support for the Lebanese Army, and said the committee will ensure that social, medical and education contributions to the Army continue.Kanaan added that there was still $100 million in grants for the Army that need to be discussed and studied.
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