| 7 February 2023, Tuesday |

2022 budget… Taxes and passport price hike

He who ruins cannot build.. On this basis, the people of the Lebanese political system are working, especially after some provisions of the current budget appeared. So, will this satisfy the International Monetary Fund, that will officially start its negotiations with Lebanon next Monday?

Over the past two years, the word reforms adhered to the speeches of the people in power, so where is it in the current budget?

For example, the price of a passport for five years will rise to a million pounds. Is the Lebanese society ready to bear such decisions?
But the big question remains, where does the funding come from?

Four months before the parliamentary elections, the authority is talking about a tax budget. Can it bear the repercussions? And are there elections at all? The answer lies in the coming days and weeks…

  • Sawt Beirut International