PARTY OFFICIALS: Mustapha Adib on Course to be Named Lebanon Prime Minister

Posted on 08/30/2020

The Future Movement political party is led by Saad al-Hariri, Lebanon’s main Sunni politician. Saad al-Hariri plans to nominate Lebanese ambassador to Germany Mustapha Adib to be prime minister in formal consultations. In Lebanon’s sectarian power sharing system the post for Sunni Muslims goes to the prime minister. Earlier in August, the Lebanese government led by Hassan Diab quit following the catastrophic explosion at Beirut port, which killed around 200 people and wounded thousands more.

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