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The new Parliament is set to convene Wednesday at noon to elect the speaker and deputy speaker, among other positions – with former Speaker Nabih Berri widely expected to be reelected – in one of the first stages of government formation following parliamentary elections.The announcements Tuesday suggest Berri will take a large majority of Parliament's 128 votes.Free Patriotic Movement MP Elie Ferzli is expected to emerge victorious Wednesday as deputy speaker, against Lebanese Forces MP Anis Nassar.
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