Parliament’s Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Committee met Wednesday. (The Daily Star/Ali Fawaz, HO)
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Parliament's Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Committee Wednesday approved $150 million in soft loans mainly for primary health care, paving the way for their approval in the Finance and Budget Committee before ratification by the Lebanese Parliament. The $120 million in loans from the World Bank and $30 million grant from the Islamic Development Fund would likely begin to benefit some of the 200 primary health care facilities across Lebanon in 2019, caretaker Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani was quoted as saying by the state-run National News Agency.A subcommittee of Parliament's Administration and Justice Committee chaired by Future Movement MP Samir Jisr discussed amendments to the 1983 Civil Courts Law.
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