Deputy Parliament Speaker Elie Ferzli speaks during a session at the Parliament in Beirut, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. (The Daily Star/Lebanese Parliament, HO)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Deputy Parliament Speaker Elie Ferzli Wednesday said elected officials have the "right" to lie to Lebanese citizens about their voting record in Parliament, in comments made during a short interview with The Daily Star.Ferzli was then asked if this meant MPs had the right to lie to citizens.Ferzli then said that he supported the idea of all votes being accessible to the public via an online platform, comparable to the U.K. Parliament's database where the public can browse the voting history of any MP.Ferzli went on to say Parliament had the full right to continue its legislative work with the presence of a caretaker government, pointing to the division of powers between the legislative and executive branches.
Govt to hold special session to tackle trash crisis
Trees at Mufti Khaled Garden ‘won’t be cut’
Nasrallah: Resistance stronger than ever before
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE