Cabinet approved on Thursday the regulations at the petroleum authority, while introducing amendments to
the salaries of its employees.
Social Affairs Minister Wael Abou Faour said at the end of the last session of 2012 that the salaries will be
lowered from L.L.36 million to L.L.25 million.
The government had approved on November 27 the six members of the authority in an effort to speed up
the exploitation of Lebanon's offshore oil wealth.
Abou Faour also revealed that the cabinet will convene on January 3 in order to tackle the file of Syrian and
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