| 10 December 2023, Sunday |

Banque du Liban: Gold assets identical to “Central’s” entries

The Banque du Liban announced, in a statement, the completion of the audit process of the bank’s safe deposits of gold (ingots and coins), which was conducted by a specialized and professional international auditing firm in this field, which was selected and assigned by the bank’s external control commissioner, in coordination and agreement with the International Monetary Fund.

It added, “This step comes at the request of the International Monetary Fund, and to enhance transparency in the assets of the Banque du Liban.”

The statement concluded: “It became clear to this company, after completing the audit process, that the assets of the Banque du Liban’s safe of gold (ingots and metal coins) are completely identical, in quantity and quality, to the entries recorded in the accounting records of the Banque du Liban.”

  • Sawt Beirut International