Kataeb Party Stresses Need to Form an Independent Government, Calls for a Total Lockdown

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Kataeb Party Stresses Need to Form an Independent Government, Calls for a Total Lockdown

Kataeb Party’s International Relations Bureau called for forming an independent government, saying that a total lockdown is required so as to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Kataeb Party’s International Relations Bureau on Tuesday called for forming an independent government and holding early parliamentary elections, deeming these factors as key for the country’s salvation.

The party voiced rejection over the authority’s decision in opening and closing the Lebanese villages over and over again, saying that it has done nothing except proving its failure in handling the coronavirus pandemic.

“The measures imposed by the government to curb the spread of coronavirus have only contributed in increasing the number of infections and deaths,” it said.
aths,” read a statement issued by the Kataeb Political Bureau's weekly meeting held online.

“A total lockdown is required so as to protect the country from the danger of an inevitable catastrophe on a condition to exempt those affected from the virus from taxes and fees, as well as providing compensations to the affected sectors as a step within a comprehensive six-month plan,” it added.

The political bureau wondered about the Beirut Port investigation that once said it will be issued in five days, accusing the authority of neglecting this matter.

“For how long will the homes of those affected by the Beirut blast remain without a roof and now the rainy season has come?” the party asked.

“Where are all the promises about providing assistance and help to all the people who have been injured during the explosion,” it added.

“They all mere lies,” it said.

 

 

Source: Kataeb.org