Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, on Friday received at the Grand Serail the new Minister of Information, Ziad Al Makari.
On emerging, Minister Al-Makari said: “I visited Premier Mikati to thank him for his trust,” hoping that he would be up to this trust and responsibility.
“The current situation is very difficult and two delicate months await us before the legislative elections and we will try to spread positive atmosphere as much as possible,” he said.
The new Minister also pledged to abide by the principle “work more, speak less.”
“Next Monday, I will take over the duties of the Ministry of Information from Minister Abbas Al-Halabi, and we will study the files and we will be close to all media professionals with full transparency.”