Hariri Assumes Duties as Lebanon’s Prime Minister

Prime Minister Saad Hariri assumed his duties at the Grand Serail on Tuesday, two days after a new cabinet was lined-up.

Hariri arrived at noon at the Grand Serail and was welcomed by the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers Fouad Fleifel, and senior government staff at the Grand Serail that lies in downtown Beirut .

Hariri was welcomed by staff members and guards who saluted him as he walked into the building to officially assume his post.