19/01/2019 02:48 PM
A source familiar with the Office of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, Saturday, the cancellation of the last participation in the economic summit held in the Lebanese capital Beirut last Thursday and scheduled to end on Sunday.
The source said, in a press statement followed by “The Covenant News”, “The Prime Minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi, decided to cancel his participation in the Arab Economic Summit held in Beirut “He said.
The source added that “the decision came because of the weak Arab representation at the summit and send delegations are not high-level and include only ambassadors and delegates “He said.
A report published by the Anatolia Agency on Friday revealed the participation of only three heads of state at the Beirut Economic Summit, namely Iraqi President Barham Salih, Lebanese President Michel Aoun and Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of 22 Arab countries.