From left, former Prime Ministers of Lebanon Najib Mikati, Saad Hariri, Fouad Siniora and Tammam Salam at the Government Palace in Beirut, Lebanon on Sunday. Photo: Dalati & Nohra / DPA From left, former Prime Ministers of Lebanon Najib Mikati, Saad Hariri, Fouad Siniora and Tammam Salam at the Government Palace in Beirut, Lebanon on Sunday. Photo: Dalati & Nohra / DPA
From left, former Prime Ministers of Lebanon Najib Mikati, Saad Hariri, Fouad Siniora and Tammam Salam at the Government Palace in Beirut, Lebanon on Sunday. Photo: Dalati & Nohra / DPA
Middle East

Businessman Najib Mikati on course to be named Lebanon’s next prime minister

  • Saad al-Hariri abandoned his effort to form a new government last week after failing to agree its make-up with President Michel Aoun
  • Aoun was expected to designate Mikati later in the day once he ends consultations with parliamentary blocs on Monday

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From left, former Prime Ministers of Lebanon Najib Mikati, Saad Hariri, Fouad Siniora and Tammam Salam at the Government Palace in Beirut, Lebanon on Sunday. Photo: Dalati & Nohra / DPA From left, former Prime Ministers of Lebanon Najib Mikati, Saad Hariri, Fouad Siniora and Tammam Salam at the Government Palace in Beirut, Lebanon on Sunday. Photo: Dalati & Nohra / DPA
From left, former Prime Ministers of Lebanon Najib Mikati, Saad Hariri, Fouad Siniora and Tammam Salam at the Government Palace in Beirut, Lebanon on Sunday. Photo: Dalati & Nohra / DPA
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