Hasbani Says Electoral Law Will Soon be Devised
Health Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Ghassan Hasbani said Tuesday that an agreement on an electoral law is making progress, pointing out that discussions are open to various possibilities and are focusing on “particular details,” and al-Joumhouria daily reported.
Discussions “on a voting system are making important steps towards an agreement. The atmospheres are positive, discussions are now only focusing on specific details,” Hasbani told the daily in an interview.
The Minister remarked that all political parties are showing positivity as for handling discussions on this thorny matter, assuring that possibilities are varied and open.
On reports claiming that the Free Patriotic Movement is obstructing an agreement due to insistence on endorsing a proportional representation system, Hasbani denied saying: “Contacts between all political parties are ongoing, an electoral law will soon see the light.”