MP Elias Hankache on Monday fired back at MP Ibrahim Kanaan's criticism against the Kataeb party's proposal to form a parliamentary probe committee that would investigate the illegal hires that were uncovered recently in the public sector.
The Parliament on Wednesday elected members of the Higher Council, tasked with holding to account ministers and heads of state, in what is meant to be a step forward in the battle against corruption.
Kataeb MP Elias Hankache on Monday deemed the anti-corruption campaign as it is currently happening as "discretionary", stressing the need for one that applies equally on everyone. “We are in dire need of a campaign to fight corruption, provided that it would be comprehensive and non-discretionary. It should also be carried out by the Parliament, not political parties which are just using it to settle their accounts,” he said in an interview on Voice of Lebanon radio station.