The Lebanese Parliament has kicked off debate on vote of confidence for the new government of Prime Minister Saad Hariri.
The lawmakers started a three-day meeting on Tuesday, during which 65 lawmakers in the 128-member Parliament will get a chance to speak about the cabinet line-up.
The lawmakers will also discuss the government’s ministerial statement in the meeting.
“Cabinet faces a test of people’s trust,” said Prime Minister Saad Hariri prior to reading the cabinet policy statement. “Unity and authority of the state as well as the sole authority on all issues related to the country’s general policy.”
The vote is expected at the end of the debate on Thursday.