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Departments and Institutions

In 1977, after the election of Elias Sarkis as president and the formation of a new government under the leadership of Dr. Salim Hoss, officials wrongly believed that the Lebanese war was over. They decided to establish the Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR) to rebuild what had been...

Lebanese NGOs, which number more than 7,000, are classified into various types and levels.

By definition, public service jobs serve society and improve the various services provided to citizens by the state. In Lebanon, however, they are monopolized by the Zua’ama of the 18 Lebanese sects. The politicians distribute public service jobs among their unqualified supporters

Shocking news: USD 12 billion spent on electricity over seven years The Council of Ministers held a session on Monday July 18, 2016, at 10 a.m. to “delve deeply into the situation of public finance based on a report by the Ministry of Finance”. The figures included in the report are...

The Directorate of Expenditures is a department in the Ministry of Finance. It is the body that scrutinizes and pays governmental administrative expenses such as the salaries of employees and retirees

On January 23, 2017, the Lebanese government received through its embassy in Switzerland a letter of invitation from the director-general of the International Labor Office to participate in the 106th session of the International Labor Conference slated for June 5-16, 2017, in Geneva

Hoping to force the two Lebanese mobile phone operators to reduce the costs of calls, which ranks as some of the highest in the world, as well as with a view to improve the quality of their services, a “Polite Struggle” campaign was waged by some Lebanese citizens to halt cellullar calls on...

A few months ago, the sign reading “Shura Council” was put on the walls of one of the imposing buildings of Riad El-Solh Square

The verdicts of the permanent Military Court are often greeted with backlash from a number of jurists and politicians as soon as they are issued. Dissidents urge the dissolution of the Military Court in favor of civilian ones or at best, the defining of its role and functions so that it be...

The Central Inspection Board has issued its report of activities in 2014. The report differs little from its predecessors especially in terms of accomplishments, which, despite their significance, remain insufficient given the rampant corruption crippling Lebanon’s public administration in the...