Former President Amine Gemayel Monday called on the government to turn into an emergency body endorsed by the judiciary, whose task would be to investigate and eradicate corruption in state institutions.
During a visit to Damour, Gemayel stressed the need for solidarity to pull the country out of the current stalemate, voicing concern over the flaws that are marring the country's stability.
Gemayel deemed the salary scale as an important and essential issue as well as a right to all the Lebanese, saying that the people should be allowed to live in dignity so as to boost stability in the country.
“What's important is to have a bold reform that starts with fighting corruption with all available means," he stressed. "Squandering should be stopped in the power sector and the Customs department. This, alone, can finance the salary scale, enhance the infrastructure and boost the health and educational services without having to impose taxes on the people."