The head of the Chambers of Commerce Mohammad Choucair attends a conference in Beirut, Thursday, April 26, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Telecommunications Minister Mohamed Choucair Saturday said he would oppose any new taxes in the new Cabinet, and called a 2017 public sector salary hike a "sacred right for all".There have also been rumors of a potential move to roll back the salary scale, which in 2017 was the first public sector wage hike in two decades.Meanwhile, Progressive Socialist Party MP Bilal Abdallah said his party was concerned with a portion of the statement that calls for reforming the public sector pension system.
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