Maronite Patriarch Bechara al-Rahi called for forming an independent government.
Maronite Patriarch Bechara al-Rahi on Monday called for forming an independent government with an aim to establish a rescue plan that would help restructure the authority on a peaceful and constitutional path, stressing that it is now the time to implement what the Constitution has stipulated in this matter.
“People are in a state of anxiety. What is required today is for a government to set a financial, rescue, economic and social plan,” Al-Rahi said.
“It is first necessary to coordinate the efforts of the relevant ministries and unions so as to fight the coronavirus pandemic and to undertake immediate reforms to address both the financial, banking and economic crisis, the electricity crisis, the public money waste, the Judiciary’s independence and then working to reconfigure the authority in accordance with the Constitution,” he added.