Few hours separated the optimism expressed by Lebanon’s Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri, and the frustrated reply that came from Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, head of the Free Patriotic Movement (founded by current President General Michel Aoun).
New balance of power
In the meantime, the Lebanese continue to await the birth of their new cabinet around five months after the general elections in early May. Many would rather be optimistic, even with few encouraging signs that the future will be better than present time. One of those is none other than PM Hariri who is betting on solving the complex political crises with injections of economic boosts. Enjoying the much hoped for economic well-being may, hence, become a common denominator that brings the Lebanese together.Eyad Abu Shakra