Cabinet approves public sector working hours
The Council of Ministers concluded its meeting today at 2 pm. The Minister of Social Affairs, Pierre Abu Assi, gave the following official information: The Cabinet held a meeting chaired by the President of the Council of Ministers Saad Hariri in the absence of ministers Talal Arslan, Yacoub Sarraf and Melhem Riachi. The cabinet discussed and approved most of the 65 items on the agenda. The new (public sector) working hours were approved as such: from seven thirty in the morning until three fifteen in the afternoon from Monday to Thursday and on Friday from eight in the morning until eleven in the morning.