President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, devoted today’s meetings to address economic affairs. Emphasis was on the need to address difficult financial and economic problems as a beginning point for Lebanon’s gradual recovery, in addition to continuing negotiations with the International Monetary Fund according to previously agreed principles foremost of which is adoption of reforms and practical measures.
The President affirmed that he believes in the resurrection of Lebanon, and is working for this matter, calling for cooperation to reach this end for the benefit of the Lebanese. President Aoun hoped that the next President of the Republic will work according to a clear map whose points have been identified.
President Aoun also pointed out that there are those who manipulate financial issues and the dollar exchange rate, which negatively affects citizens, in light of “Reports by local and international specialists indicating the presence of parties whose goal is to exacerbate the situation, including those in a position of power, and this is what we suffer from”.