Updates

Below are National Bloc's latest updates, along with its political statements, activities and projects.

National Bloc: Patriarch Sfeir was the manifestation of humility, tolerance and proximity to the weak

The Lebanese National Bloc Party stated that the late Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Mar Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir’s modesty, tolerance, and proximity to the weakest of citizens were the attributes that made him a role model among clerics committed to the teachings...

National Bloc: In the passing of Cardinal Sfeir, Lebanon has lost a national icon that stood for the country’s sovereignty

The Lebanese National Bloc Party extends its deepest condolences to the Lebanese people, and especially to the Maronite Church on the loss of the Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Mar Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, who died Sunday morning.

National Bloc: On the anniversary of the departure of Raymond Eddé

On the 19th anniversary of the death of Brigadier General Raymond Eddeh, the Lebanese National Bloc Party held a mass at the late Ibrahim Eddeh chapel that was attended by Bloc President Carlos Eddeh, Secretary General Pierre Issa, Party Speaker...

National Bloc: the actions of parties/sects are politically opportunistic and repressive

The Lebanese National Bloc Party warned of the recent suspicious activities in the past weeks, such as the use of force during the installation of high voltage lines in Mansouriyeh, and throughout the document leaks from the Ministry of Foreign...

National Bloc: Objections to the public budget are justified due to loss of confidence in the government

The Lebanese National Bloc Party supports the current protests to the proposed government budget stating that the issue is not simply about the salary decreases for the public sector, nor is it about asking the banking sector to support the...

National Bloc: Itani’s imprisonment is unacceptable, maximum penalty for journalists should be monetary fines

The Lebanese National Bloc Party denounces the imprisonment of journalists or others for the reason of expressing an opinion, as happened with the journalist Fidaa Itani, and called for a reasonable fine instead. In its statement the Bloc asserted that...

National Bloc: Citizens revolt against threats to their livelihoods amidst a lack of confidence in the government

The Lebanese National Bloc Party asserts that the economy is not limited to the numbers and figures being thrown about, but it is also based on confidence in the government and its financial and legislative system, something that is lacking...

National Bloc: The necessity of developing a trust-centered defense strategy amidst internal political division

The Lebanese National Bloc Party stated that there is an urgent need to devise a national defense strategy to protect Lebanon and that a national dialogue about this strategy should be launched in order to contain any rifts it might...

National Bloc: Ridding the judiciary from corruption should be followed up to the end in order to establish rule of law

The Lebanese National Bloc Party stated that the process of purifying the judicial body of corruption is a long-awaited positive initiative, and will be a cornerstone in creating the rule of law in the country as well as fighting corruption,...

National Bloc: Electricity plan lacks transparency and its bill is ambiguous

In view of the prevailing mistrust and the sizeable fiscal needs for reform in the electricity sector, the Lebanese National Bloc Party pointed out that the draft law passed by the Chamber of Deputies should have been reviewed by the...