House Speaker, Nabih Berri, on Thursday welcomed at his Ain Tineh residence Vice Speaker Elie Firzli, with whom he discussed the current situation.
On emerging, Firzli said that they held a tour d'horizon on the current deliberations concerning the government formation issue.
Firzli said they saw eye to eye over the need to swiftly form a new government as a compulsory gateway to extricate out of the current ordeal sustained in the country.
On the other hand, Berri met with Army Commander, General Joseph Aoun, who came in the company of a delegation of the army command.
The delegation extended greetings to the Speaker on the New Year.
The visit was an occasion to discuss the current security situation and affairs related to the military institution.
Berri also welcomed the new Korean Ambassador to Lebanon, Yong Dae Kwon, who came on a courtesy visit.
The Speaker received a congratulatory cable from Syrian People's Council head, Hammouda Sabbagh, who extended to him greetings on the New Year.
Berri received a similar congratulatory cable from Chinese House Speaker.
Source: National News Agency