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“Assigning the High Relief Committee to reimburse farmers for the damages they sustained…,” “assigning the High Relief Committee to fully compensate those whose homes and businesses suffered damage in the Ashrafieh bombing or in Tripoli’s clashes…”: these are Cabinet statements that...

Over the past two decades, OGERO has emerged as one of the pivotal state telecom institutions, whose role has far surpassed that of the Ministry of Telecommunications, especially at the time when both entities were under the control of the same political group. However, the shuffling in political...

Lebanon is home to vast stretches of land that can be exploited for agricultural purposes, which, not only curbs the prevalent decline in cultivated areas, but also helps ensure a greener Lebanon. The Green Project was established in 1963 to serve this aim, but after 50 years remains incapable of...

The Taif Agreement stipulated a series of reforms in the political, social, economic and legal fields, and also established a number of institutions to secure the accomplishment of these reforms. The Economic and Social Council was one of the entities that came about to serve this purpose. What was...

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is considered one of the major reforms accomplished under the term of President Fouad Chehab (1958-1964). The law put into effect by virtue of decree no. 13955 on September 26, 1963 stipulated the establishment of the NSSF as a social independent institution...

The General Directorate of General Security is one of Lebanon’s four security apparatuses, which also include the Lebanese Army, the General Directorate of the Internal Security Forces and the General Directorate of State Security.

Contrary to the usual tradition that relies chiefly on competency and qualifications to put an employee ahead of another, the benefits and indemnities of state employees in Lebanon are not a function of skills but rather depend on the administration or ministry employing them and under-achieving...

He who follows the course of events in Lebanon’s public administrations and ministries is likely to come across numerous cases that would induce not only wonder but even ridicule and irony. The Ministry of Education and Higher Education stood testament to the satiric peculiarities marring public...

Of the Lebanese administration’s Grade 1 posts, 44 are currently vacant, with some having been unfilled for years. By sect, the vacancies are distributed as follows:

He who wanders in the Lebanese towns and cities can easily notice the proliferation of notary public signs. As a matter of fact, the abundance of notarial bureaus, accompanied with the declining demand for their services, has become a primary source of complaint and the profession that what was...