After having freed the abducted Syrians earlier today, the Lebanese security forces freed the Turkish national few hours ago. By doing so, the Lebanese army put an end to the kidnappings spree of Syrians and Turkish nationals in Lebanon in the past few weeks.
As posted earlier today, the salaries hike agreed on recently in Lebanon wasn’t limited to public sector employees but also reached the salaries and compensations of the three top presidential posts of the country, the ministers and the parliament members.
Despite the dilemma over the funding of the new wages scale, the salaries hike wasn’t limited to public sector employees but also reached the salaries and compensations of the three top presidential posts of the country, the ministers and the parliament members, As Safir newspaper reported on Tuesday. [Source]
Accordingly, the top 3 presidential posts will have an increase of around 6,200,000 LL while ministers and MPs will have an increase of around 4,300,000 LL.
Seriously? Is that the appropriate time to give raises to MPs and ministers? The funny thing is that the Economy and Trade minister is actually justifying this move, saying “the raise was equally distributed between everyone”. Couldn’t he have exempted high officials, MPs and Ministers from this law? How hard could it be?
I had totally forgotten about this small piece of heaven until Mark posted about the amazing day he spent there. We used to organize a yearly biking trip all the way from Hrajil to Afqa and rest at the restaurant located underneath the cave and overlooking the Afqa falls. La Reserve wasn’t founded back then but was pretty much needed to preserve the location and organize all-day activities for nature-lovers and adventure-seekers.
If you don’t know what to do with your weekends, I highly recommend you book a full day at La Reserve. You can also go camping the night before in Faraya like Mark did. Check out more about La Reserve [Here].