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Beirut Madinati, Change at the Tip of your Vote

By Dr. Karim El Mufti

3rd May 2016

Berytus Nutrix Legum, or Beirut as cradle of the law in its Latin expression, has lost all meaning in times such as these, when our national institutions have become decrepit due to the decay of the political culture of the ruling class. As a result, local authorities (municipalities and federations of municipalities) are one of the few remaining legitimate institutions in the country, making it even more crucial, for the future of democracy in Lebanon, to hold the municipal elections in their due phase.
It is in the name of democracy that Beirut Madinati (Beirut My City) has emerged as a political campaign to run in elections for the Municipal Council seats in Beirut. 

Read the article published in Executive Magazine, May 2016 issue