Hassan Diab talks to the media after being named Lebanon’s new prime minister, at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s designated Prime Minister Hassan Diab is expected to go to the Baabda presidential palace “in preparation for announcing a new government”, al-Manar TV said on Tuesday.
Hezbollah and its political allies have agreed on a new government of 20 ministers, including economist Ghazi Wazni as finance minister, two senior political sources told Reuters earlier.
Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing Ghaida Ghantous