Maronite Bishops accentuate necessity to elect new president for state institutions sake

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  • November 4, 2015
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NNA – The Maronite Bishops on Wednesday renewed calls for the speedy election of a new president of the republic in order that the work of the state institutions should be regulated.

“The Bishops urge the political and parliamentary blocs to abide by the Constitution and respect the National Pact, since they are the pillars of the rising of the Lebanese state,” the prelates said in a statement issued following their monthly meeting at Bkerki, under the chairmanship of Maronite Patriarch, Mar Beshara Boutros Rahi.

During the meeting, conferees reportedly shone light on the paralysis within the constitutional institutions and the govenrment’s failure to address vital issues, on top of which the growing trash crisis.

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