Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Friday said that Lebanon and Saudi Arabia were preparing to sign 19 economic agreements.
According to a statement from Hariri’s office, the prime minister disclosed this while at a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron.
“We are working on holding a meeting for the Saudi Lebanese High Joint Committee to discuss how the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia can support Lebanon financially,“Hariri was quoted as saying.
Hariri, however, stressed the importance of the meeting, adding that it was the first time that a high joint committee was held between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia to sign economic agreements.
“This way we will be able to work better together,“he added.
Hariri traveled to Paris in a bid to meet with President Macron and other French officials to negotiate several matters of interest to the two countries, namely CEDRE reforms and investments.
Edited by Yahaya Isah
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