By Mohamed Ali Akman
Lebanon will hold parliamentary polls on May 8 next year, the Lebanese Interior Ministry announced Friday.
Lebanese nationals living abroad will be able to cast ballots in the period from April 22 to 28, according to a ministry statement.
It's last parliamentary election was in 2009. Since then, however, polls were postponed on two separate occasions owing to differences between the country’s main political forces.
Next year’s scheduled election will be the first since parliament elected Michel Aoun as Lebanon’s president in late 2016 after the post had stood vacant for more than two years.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.