Middle East Lebanon speaker says government delay has negative affect

Lebanon speaker says government delay has negative affect

Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri

Lebanon’s speaker of parliament Nabih Berri said on Wednesday that “procrastination in forming the government has a negative affect on the situation in Lebanon”, al-Manar television reported.

Saad al-Hariri was designated to continue in his role as prime minister and form a government on May 24 after the country’s parliament elections on May 6.