TEHRAN (Defapress) - Veteran Lebanese politician Nabih Berri is re-elected Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament, media outlets reported on Tuesday.
News ID: 84207
Publish Date: 01June 2022 - 02:15
According to the ports, Berri has gained 65 votes in the first session of parliament in 2022 and he has been re-elected as Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament for the seventh time.
Nabih Berri is a Lebanese politician who has led the Amal movement in the country since 1984.
He has also chaired the Lebanese parliament since 1992.
Elias Nicolas Bou Saab, who is a member of the Lebanese Christian political party Free Patriotic Movement, gained lawmakers' votes and was elected as deputy speaker of the Lebanese parliament.
In his political life, Bou Saab has served as Lebanese Minister of National Defense and Advisor to the President of Lebanon Michel Aoun on International Cooperation, Minister of Education and Higher Education, and former President of the municipality of Dhour El Choueir municipality in the Maten region of Mount Lebanon.